Category: Life Design

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Now just because I write about productivity and publish a blog on Life Design doesn’t mean I have it all figured out. This last week was proof of that!

Up until these last several days I have been able to deliver on my commitment to limit my ...

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What I do

I take a lot of notes.

I have never stopped taking notes from when I was in school and then University and now in my professional life.

As an Architect and Senior Business Leader, I spend a lot of time in meetings and my meeting ...

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Email has become the default for communication for many of us in recent years. It seems to have even stopped us talking to each other. The fact that many email applications have a “conversation” view for your inbox just shows that many will send an email rather ...

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As I use my "clarify" and "review" processes in my GTD (Getting Things Done) workflow, I still need to make sure that I actually have the time to do the tasks and projects that I plan for.

I have a demanding schedule in my professional ...

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Living in the moment

So I now have overall clarity of what I have to do, when and how I need to do it and I have the time set aside to complete my things to do, leaving me to work through my tasks and complete my projects. This is how I get my work done with the reward that ...

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Living in the moment

So far I have shared my Collect, Clarify and Organize steps in my GTD based productivity process. When I keep the discipline, as I “preach” about in my previous posts, this process works great for me. There is nothing more rewarding than getting to the end of ...

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Living in the moment

As I work through the things I need to do, I have so far collected them in one place (my preferred productivity software) and clarified what needs to be done and also how I will go about doing it.

So I now have a list of tasks that have been assigned ...

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Now that I have captured everything I need to do, my next step is to clarify and add more detail to each of those tasks. I do this by asking myself some simple questions, what kind of task is it and when does it need to be done?

What ...

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My first step is to have a good understanding of what I have to do. This is the time I collect or Capture all my individual to do’s and tasks. Sometimes I will have things to do that will themselves have multiple actions and it’s then that I ...

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Take control of your life

By sharing my experience of open heart surgery I hope to help others going through similar life changing events in the future; but I also see an opportunity to help others identify and make changes to keep their own balance in life. It should be that you can achieve your goals ...

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Some call it work - life balance. It could be today’s holy grail for many of us as we try and make sense of who we are and what we want to give and get from the world.

For me, I have relentlessly pursued finding my own balance. I know that I don’t yet have it. ...

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A new way

As hinted over the last few posts my recovery from open heart surgery is leading up to expectations of change. These are my first thoughts on how and what a transition could look like for me.

Recovery continues

I will continue to ...

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