For years, I have used a 1 page Mind Map as a summary of all of the activities that have my attention at any given time.
There’s something uniquely appealing, isn’t there, about being able to grab a single sheet of paper and know we won’t get off track if we just pay attention to what’s on it?
It is absolutely the solution the keep from feeling buried all the time and to maximize your Personal Productivity.
Even in our busiest times, most of us can focus on one piece of paper to make sure we don’t overlook something important, can’t we?
So, I created a video and a mind map template for you, what I call an Executive Dashboard,
I’ve been traveling more than ever lately, and wanted to share with you several products that really make a difference in how I use my iPad, in different environments, to consume the wide range of materials I read and watch. Keep reading for some other ideas, too.
The HoverBar from Twelve South is a simple device that attaches to a computer stand, e.g., to the base of an iMac … or to a different workstation … or to a tabletop, kitchen counter, bookshelf or another surface. It uses a padded clamp that is adjustable up to 1″ wide, and can be purchased for any iPad model.
My wife makes fun of mine, suggesting that it looks like a table in a senior citizen center, but it’s a very convenient, hands-free way to suspend your iPad for easy reading on a table that you can bring up to your favorite chair or sofa.
It works great for me and I wouldn’t be without it … honey!
Another Twelve South product that I always carry but has been displaced with the HoverBar at home, is still an irreplaceable travel companion.
“Nope. I know what my intention is. People’s opinions of me who don’t know me and have never met me, that’s none of my business. That’s a projection of theirs, and it has nothing to do with me.”
Earlier, my wife put the most recent copy of People magazine on my reading table, not for me to read but just to set it down somewhere while she did something else.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. ~ Elbert Hubbard
Of course, when I saw the headline that it was about the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, I had to pick it up and see, “Who?” … “Why Her?” … and, you know, see how well it aligned with my world view.
But, as I started to read the article, I was immediately drawn to Paltrow’s response to the question posed by a People magazine reporter for the recent May 6 issue.
Do you notice anything different about her response?
What’s Your Delegation Score?
Delegation isn’t just a handoff so you can walk away and do something else. It is a critical leadership skill that you must master if you want to expand your reach, take control of your time and achieve the work-life harmony you’re seeking.
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A lot of it shows up filthy and unkempt, prominent in the mess we’ve made around our foxhole.
These lessons are typically the offspring of hubris, naivete and ignorance … or from overlooking the land mines hidden beneath
Most of my clients and colleagues are hauling around an iPad just as I am … and when we’re meeting together, iPads at the ready, someone always asks, “Have you ever used a keyboard with your iPad?”
If you’re one of the 100 million+ users of the iPad, you’ve probably struggled with typing on its sleek glass face and wondered
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When I bought the iPhone 4, I soon bought the Mophie Juice Pack, in a bold bright yellow so I couldn’t lose it, and carried it with me all the time. Of course, when the iPhone 5 came out, that version didn’t fit so I gave it to my niece.