Alternatives and Additions to Bullet Journaling (Part the Third)

When BuJo isn’t enough (or too much) The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 7c Calendar-based Organization Systems Paper Systems There are two types of organization notebooks. Those that start with a blank notebook and you build yourself, and those that are [...]

Alternatives and Additions to Bullet Journaling (Part the Second)

When BuJo isn’t enough (or too much) The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 7b In our previous post of alternatives to the Bullet Journal, we introduced several organization techniques, ranging from decluttering, task management, email management, all the way to the [...]

Alternatives and Additions to the Bullet Journal (Part the First)

When BuJo Isn’t Enough (or too Much) The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 7a If you slogged through the previous post with my 17 Basics of Personal Productivity list, you now have some way to explain your own needs and evaluate [...]

Bullet Journal: From Paper to Digital

Should the Messy Paper Bullet Journal Go Digital? Part 5 of The Messy Bullet Journal Series Can the Bullet Journal be taken to Digital? Yes and No. Some people like to do everything digitally. But remember, the Bullet Journal is [...]

Your Bullet Journal, Your Way, Your Style

Individualizing Your Bullet Journal The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 4 There are advantages to using a blank notebook as an organizer, as in the Bullet Journal system. The beauty of the Bullet Journal is that you can personalize your notebook [...]

Be a Bullet Journal Action Hero: Tasks, Reviews & Rituals

The Messy Bullet Journal – Part 3 In our previous post, we reviewed the parts of the Bullet Journal – The Perfect System for Imperfect People. The key to success, though, is in the execution. To be a Bullet Journal [...]

The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 2

How to Build Your BuJo Need to Get Organized? Is your life a series of missed appointments, late arrivals, forgotten deadlines, misplaced tasks, and multi-colored Post-It reminders growing around your computer screen like mold on cheese? You’ve tried calendars, whiteboards, [...]

The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 1

The Bullet Journal – The Perfect System for Imperfect People I’ve previously written on Frugal Guidance 2 about notebooks and how to use them, including a cowboy-themed series on different things you can do to break in, corral and ride [...]

The Siren Song of OneNote Reaches Evernote Users’ Ears

  Can Evernote Still Compete with OneNote? The Seductive Myth The Sirens, as you may remember, were beautiful, feminine, mythological creatures who lived on a rocky island somewhere near Greece. They sang. They sang so beautifully and so seductively that [...]

Creating and Using Custom Gmail Addresses

Plus (+) Address Tricks with Gmail Gmail is a great free service. Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is using it, making it hard to register your favorite email address. But did you know there are ways to [...]

Smart Phone Job Hunting – The Tools

Getting Organized with Smart Phone Tools, Part 2 A smart phone normally comes with a library of organization tools that can be handy for pulling together your job search. For the moment, let's look at tools that are not specifically for [...]

Smart Phone Job Hunting – Part 1

Job Search the Portable Way Are you using a smart phone for your job hunt? To a younger job hunter, say, a recent grad, this question never comes up. The answer is, "Of course. Why do you ask?" Or, perhaps, [...]