Archive for December, 2005

  • Oblique Strategies: The Dashboard Widget

    December 13, 2005

    I’ve mentioned Oblique Strategies in the past; it’s a creative “I’m stuck! help!” tool devised by Brian Eno and...

  • Behold! The Egg and Muffin Toaster

    December 13, 2005

    I was at Target a few weeks back, wandering the kitchen section to see what cool “new, affordable, and...

  • My Separate Management Space: Early Impressions

    December 13, 2005

    Last Sunday I instituted a separate space for my planning, based on a rambling analysis I did on my...

  • PowerPoint Powerup: Ovation

    December 12, 2005

    I recently had the realization that PowerPoint is possibly the standard graphics tool of the modern office, at least...

  • A Planning Workspace of My Own

    December 10, 2005

    Over the past two weeks I’ve been working on a couple of projects, and all my physical workspace organization...

  • Bad Behavior vs WP-Hashcash

    December 9, 2005

    A visitor reported that he was seeing PHP errors on my Contact Form page, and was good enough to...

  • Thinking Negative

    December 8, 2005

    It’s easy to be productive when I’m feeling happy and focused, but right now I ain’t: I’m downright grouchy,...

  • Ideas Lost in the Shower

    December 7, 2005

    I was in the shower and had a ton of ideas that just slipped away…the chill New England air...

  • The Printable CEO: PowerPoint Editable Version

    December 6, 2005

    Reader Robert K. Brown sent me a version of The Printable CEO he had meticulously recreated in PowerPoint. It’s...

  • Funny Newsletter…from Microsoft?

    December 6, 2005

    As part of my Action Pack subscription, I’m subscribed to a number of fluffy Microsoft Partner newsletters filled with...

  • Clarifying the Meaning of Productivity

    December 5, 2005

    I did my laundry on Sunday afternoon, the conclusion of an absurdly-long process. It started two weeks ago with...

  • Random TV Watching

    December 4, 2005

    I’ve been catching up on Tivo the past few nights, killin’ time until Battlestar Galactica (AKA the Best Show...