Internet collaborator Al Briggs and I have been making progress on the Emergent Task Planner iPad App! Al’s doing the heavy lifting on the IOS programming side, and I’m providing the sparkly graphics as the curmudgeonly designer. As you can see, it’s in pretty preliminary shape, just testing the graphics presentation and internal guts, but [...]
While working on the museum exhibit refresh a few weeks ago, my cousin introduced me to Trello. I’d been pointed to it by a number of people before (thanks, twitter peeps!), but this was the first time I’d used it in a production setting. I liked it a lot. Kept us focused, without being a [...]
Thursday was busier than expected, so I didn’t write down my tasks on the task cards until well after dinner. And you know what? These tiny little cards are TERRIFYING! :-) Thoughts follow.
I was working through my project list yesterday, making a list of projects to work on in the coming few days. I wanted to make a few “big picture” task cards using Fog Creek’s card-based tracking tool Trello on my new iPad, but there isn’t a native iPad app available for it yet. While I [...]
One thing I noticed since identifying my Scrooge-like relationship with time is that I’ve stopped reacting negatively to thoughts of work. This is unexpected; I had thought I would have to be much more proactive in changing my attitude for the better.
Yesterday I was reviewing my to-do lists, and was surprised at how reluctant I was feeling about the whole process. Every item that I reviewed was accompanied by a negative reaction like, “man, that will be a pain in the ass” and “ugh, that is going to be a problem.” These feelings were not vocalized [...]
Lately, I’ve been using 4×6″ index cards for quickie to-do lists. Why? There just happens to be a bunch of them on my desk at the moment, so they’re convenient to grab. However, the damn things keep falling over, and then they get buried under either the cat or other pieces of paper. Grrr! While [...]