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Pimp your iPad for Productivity

For many, the iPad has become their primary productivity tool.  The combination of a light weight computing device with excellent battery life and a wide range of productivity applications is an appealing proposition.  If...

Managing huge task lists, Part Deux

A few weeks ago I penned the first article of this series on managing humongous task and to-do lists.  Now comes the sequel, focusing on the day to day handling of this hydra. Introduction...

7 Habits and GTD ToDo List

My style of task management has been influenced by both Getting Things Done, GTD, and the 7-Habits of Effective people. “The 7 Habits of effective people”, by Stephen Covey, promotes the idea of “putting...

Rethinking productivity

Productivity is a word that is often splashed in the business world like a bloke putting ketchup on his bag of chips – indiscriminately and with great gusto! But, what do we really mean...

Task Management for Project Management

Task Management for Project Managers

How to bridge the gap between long term planning activities and what one does at 8:20am on Tuesday morning? How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for...

Productivity the gemba way

#Productivity the Gemba way

Gemba is a Japanese term and loosely translated means “the place where value is created”. Traditionally it has been applied to business processes and manufacturing to make them leaner, focused and more robust. An...