Archive for the “Productivity” category

A clusterfuck of email

by oneafrikan on September 14, 2015

I’m working on figuring out an email solution which is sustainable across all my “identities” and which copes with the history & volume I have coming in. I had a solution in place, which worked well, but have decided that (…)

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Execution is everything

by oneafrikan on April 21, 2011

Some quick thoughts on execution, and speed: Sometimes the temptation to be perfect is overwhelming. We work towards perfection because we’re told that it’s worth aspiring and achieving. The problem for you and me is that perfection for some is (…)

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Actions, projects, priority, benefits

by oneafrikan on April 19, 2011

One of the things I do most often, to my detriment, is grouping actions along with projects. So the result is that I end feeling overwhelmed and unable to accomplish everything. Ever done / found that yourself? I’ve been doing (…)

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Persistence. Decision. Direction. Design. Patience. Results. Fitness. Salvation. Future.

by oneafrikan on March 12, 2009

Today was another eureka moment for me. I was in the gym, and to check I pulled myself up on the pullup bars. I did 3 pullups. I could also hang from the bars for 30 seconds without a problem. (…)

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Gmail outage yesterday

by oneafrikan on February 25, 2009

Just in case you didn’t know…. _ Official Google Blog: Current Gmail outage If you’ve tried to access your Gmail account today, you are probably aware by now that we’re having some problems. Shortly after 10 9:30am GMT our monitoring (…)

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Using IMAP for GMail with Evolution, and working offline

by oneafrikan on February 23, 2009

Update: Evolution seems to show some mails and not others…. am finding that txt emails, or small emails, are viewable offline, but other not…. The search continues…. ~~~ Frequently of late, I’m finding I’m not online, so getting through email (…)

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Get an online personal assistant, it will make your life easier

by oneafrikan on July 3, 2008

The shorter version: Checkout Online Personal Assistant. I recommend it, it’s saved me time and made my life easier. Best part is you can use it from wherever… Try it, tell Ed you got there from here, and he’ll treat (…)

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