Category: Productivity

  • Which iPad is Best for Video Editors?

    Which iPad is Best for Video Editors?

    If you already have an iPad that is still getting software updates than you’ve got something fast enough to get started. Yes newer models will be faster, but to get started just work on producing more videos and getting good at the craft of it. Don’t spend money on an iPad “for video” that you […]

  • iOS Mail is Terrible – I Love It

    iOS Mail is Terrible – I Love It

    We all know that phones can be a distraction from life around you. The regular notifications from different applications can stress you out and take your focus away from the things you should be concentrating on. Heck you can even fool yourself into thinking some of these tools are productive. For me one of these…

  • GTD in Your PKM – Track Everything

    GTD in Your PKM – Track Everything

    I recently got asked how I use Obsidian alongside all the project management and task tools I must have. In any given week I have things to do coming in via Trello, Github Issues, email and Things 3. Many of these items may also have a related Slack conversation, or notes I have taken in…

  • My 5 Favourite Kanban Tools

    My 5 Favourite Kanban Tools

    Kanban is one of my favourite task management systems. It does an excellent job at visualizing what is outstanding in a project and seeing all of the tasks that are assigned to you. If you’re interesting in learning more about Kanban I suggest the Personal Kanban book. Today we’ll look at my 5 favourite kanban…

  • Goals Shouldn’t Make You Feel Good

    Goals Shouldn’t Make You Feel Good

    Most people have goals that make them feel good because they want to be the type of person that has accomplished something. These goals are perfect in their imagination but they rarely put them into action. They say they want to write a book, but really they simply want to have written a book they…

  • Connect Todoist with Craft

    Connect Todoist with Craft

    Craftist is a fairly powerful Craft and Todoist extension. It will allow you to control your tasks in Todoist from inside Craft. Setting up Craftist Once you have the extension installed you’ll need to do is to get your API token from Todoist and add it to Craft. To find this open your Todoist preferences…

  • Set Your 2022 Intentions without Baggage

    Set Your 2022 Intentions without Baggage

    ~~ I recently talked about resetting my task list to 0 in Things 3, but that’s not all I do to start a year without the baggage of what’s happened in the past. This year I’ve been aided in clearing things out by moving from Chilliwack BC to Prince George BC. All the things I…

  • Planning my Week on Paper

    Planning my Week on Paper

    Like most people, I’m better at talking about my weekly planning routine than actually doing it as I describe. I always try, but at least 50% of the time life happens and I don’t get to it on Friday as I want to. In today’s video, I’m going to walk you through my ideal weekly…

  • Build a Focused Environment

    Build a Focused Environment

    If your devices are set for focus it’s time to look at your environment to see if it’s set up well to get work done. Even if you don’t have the luxury of dedicated office space, you can do some things to make it easier to stay on task. First, does your office have good…

  • Reset Your Overwhelming Task List

    Reset Your Overwhelming Task List

    One of the best reasons to switch to a new task manager is that you finally say no to all those things you were never going to do in the first place. That hammock you were going to put up for your kids in the summer finally doesn’t get moved to the new tool because…