Ideas & Insights
My perspective on creativity, innovation and getting stuff done
It’s too easy to be distracted from the task at hand by incoming email. Rather than read each email as it comes in, I recommend choosing certain times of the day or intervals for dealing with emails, such as checking every few hours. So that you are not interrupted while working on other tasks, turn […]
Last week I ran a Mind Mapping “Lunch ‘n’ Learn” session for the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (CAWEE). Today I noticed Elizabeth Trew’s blog had an entry about the event and she mentioned she was attracted to come to the presentation as Mind Mapping can help to improve one’s memory. I like […]
I follow Chuck Frey, a Mind Mapping software expert, on Twitter and I read his Mind Mapping software blog. Recently he asked people to share some thoughts about how they use Mind Mapping software and I was flattered that he blogged about my contribution on how I use Mind Mapping software to manage my Twitter […]
Please record your vote on my LinkedIn Poll. I’ll be discussing the results here soon and please feel free to add any comments about how you keep your contact list up-to-date or the difficulties that you experience in doing so!
Many business people use Microsoft Outlook, but how many use it effectively? Email inboxes with hundreds or thousands of emails, contact lists that are not up-to-date and not using the task function are all common issues. Common issues Wasted time – for example, from re-reading emails that have been left in the inbox to action […]