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Information and Data Organization

Here’s how to organize your data and information effectively.

Control Your ‘Stuff’, So It Doesn’t Control You

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Control Your 'Stuff', So It Doesn’t Control You

I have something to admit. I bought a labeler. And I love it. Before you stop reading because you can’t relate to this ‘controlling, type-A, hyper-organized, productivity blogger’- let me give you the backstory.

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The Asian Efficiency Guide to Working Productively From Home

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The Asian Efficiency Guide to Working Productively From Home

Thanh and I were at dinner the other day with some online marketers, and they asked “hey, so do you guys have like, a guide for working productively from home?”. To which we replied “of course we do”… and then we checked the blog. And unbelievably, we had never written a guide to working productively […]

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The Essential Physical Inbox

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Messy desk

If you’re like me whose desk is always cluttered with papers, cables, rubber bands and other little objects then it’s time to invest in a physical inbox. Most of us are familiar with one – the paper tray. As much as I prefer going paperless, I’ve found that having a physical inbox where you can […]

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Organizing Your Files, Folders and Documents

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Stack of Paper

One of the simplest and most overlooked aspects of being organized is getting your computer files organized. It’s something that’s easy to take for granted, especially when you forget that most people don’t use their computers like us crazy systems-people do. Let’s look at some good practices for keeping your files and documents neat, in […]

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Going Digital and Paperless with Your Magazines

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Going Paperless with Zinio

I love reading magazines. When I was a teenager I was hooked on the weekly edition of The Economist. As the years went by and I started to subscribe to more magazines, my resentment towards magazines also grew. I loved consuming interesting content but my room would be cluttered with all these magazines and I […]

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Journal Entries

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Journal

If you’ve been reading our time management case studies, you’ll notice that a recurring recommendation is the use of journal entries as part of morning and evening rituals. The reason for this is simple: journals help you keep track of things, in a very useful way. It’s kind of strange that as kids, many of […]

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A Simple Personal Wiki with VoodooPad

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Droids

If you’ve been using GTD or any other sort of task management system, on occasion you end up with an item in your inbox that makes you go “well… uh… what am I supposed to do with this?”

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