A new online task manager with an interesting concept — lists are kept in plain text for swapping back and forth from your desktop.
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- 5 Challenges of Working From Anywhere And How To Overcome Them
Geared at freelancers, these tips should apply to anyone — students abroad, travelers, mobile businesspeople — who needs (or wants) to travel. Covers how to stay connected and stay focused just about anywhere in the world.
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- John Rambo’s Solutions to 5 Everyday Office Problems
How would Regional Account Executive John Rambo, ex-POW and general butt-kicker, respond to common office problems like an intern stealing his lunch or a bad performance review? Find out at ToplessRobot.
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- It Takes only 7 SHORTCUTS to Become Lightning Fast User
Great overview of good, quick shortcuts in several programs. Some I knew (CTRL-T to open a new tab in Firefox, for example) and some were totally new to me (scroll wheel click to open a link in a new tab).
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Last Updated on August 15, 2018
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas
Kirby Ferguson has written a summary for the book A Technique for Producing Ideas. Generating good idea is a fine art, if you have mastered it you will be successful in many fields. The author of the book, James Young, describes five steps on a technique of combining old elements together:
- Gather new material, both specific and general.
- The Mental Digestive Process
- Drop it
- Poof, the idea appears
- Work it
Kirby also brought out his own thoughts – drop down every ideas you have in mind – You mind is not always as good as paper and sometimes it only stays for a short period of time. After you’ve dropped your ideas into your notepad, you will also have extra chances of linking and modifying your ideas together.
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas – [Goodie Bag]