Archive | April, 2011

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Step 4/7 Taking responsibility, a crucial insight!

How often do you discuss an important matter and you finding the discussion to automatically “blame” it on someone else? Or at least blame it on the company, customers, circumstances etc. My favorite is the never-ending blame on central marketing. I was probably the best in this blame game in our company. Play a quick […]

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EverNote Attributes used for GTD

EverNote is a great tool for gathering, organizing and handling things. In earlier blogs I talk about why the simplicity is exactly the thing that makes EverNote superior to any other tool. Searching, attributes and folder is just enough features for a general GTD practitioner. Sometimes you just like to have certain functionality or automation that […]

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Search vs. categorization, tagging and adv. sorting

I have spent many years on working with optimization of life and work. Have read/practiced most of the techniques from the old time-management stuff for 15 years ago until the most modern philosophies and tools. Dependent on where you are in your development, let me give you a quick advice! Search beats categorization 100% of the time […]

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EverNote templates

Once you get to know EverNote, you will start to have customized requirements. Many notes as in meetings, reports and quick info captures has the same format and content. Having a template saves lots of time. Unfortunately, EverNote doesn’t have a template feature yet. Here is a short tutorial on how to work around this […]

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Power of Storytelling in technical training

Telling stories during technical training made all the difference! I worked as a IT-instructor within programming and internet security for many years for different international companies. Got a lot of good feedback on both the training material and my own performance. We used the exact same material and my colleagues didn’t have the same success […]

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Review of “The Story Factor” by Annette Simmons

By Annette Simmons, link to the book at Amazon:The Story Factor Discovering the value of story telling. I worked as an IT-instructor within programming and internet security for many years for different international companies. Got a lot of good feedback on both the training material and my own performance. We used the exact same material […]

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Thoughts on Steve Jobs Stanford Address 2005

Some time ago I started to read about Steve Jobs person and leadership. The more you read about his personality the more interesting it gets. The only problem is to filter out all the rumors and third-person or n:th person rumors and talk. So I stopped reading about people who used to know Steves dog-nanny’s cousin. […]

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Evernote as the best GTD tool

There are two subjects when it comes to becoming successful with GTD (Getting Things Done). Trusted tools Discipline Often people try to overcome the lack of discipline with tools. It is very easy to look for new to-do, list handler and action list applications. Now that there are more devices, you end up looking for […]

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