Workflow Mastery: Building from the Basics

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Frontpage, On Play and Productivity, On Technology | 0 comments

For nearly the last year, I’ve been hard at work updating Workflow: Beyond Productivity. I thought there were some small adjustments to make, but each change had a rippling effect. More things became apparent and the text needed greater changes that I originally thought.  In any case, it is now a whole new text:

workflow mastery- building from the basics

I’m really excited about it and am happy to finally be releasing it. If ever there were a project into which I invested everything I learned, this is it. I’ve written about productivity, building systems, concepts that stem from psychoanalytic thinking and therapy, and creativity.

Grab a preview by signing up to the mailing list. If you’re already on the list, you should be getting an email with a link. If you already own Workflow: Beyond Productivity, you’re getting Workflow Mastery: Building from the Basics free of charge.

Here’s the blurb:
Workflow Mastery is designed to help you build calm, decisive workflows. Starting with the most basic building blocks, the text guides you into developing them towards paths of mastery.

If you find yourself:

  • Constantly fiddling with your systems,
  • Not getting the right things done, or
  • On edge throughout your work, whether you have a system or not,

Workflow Mastery is designed to address it.

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OmniFocus 2 Quick Impressions

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in On Technology |

OmniFocus 2 is aimed for release this June. Over the last several weeks, I’ve been happy to be a part of testing OmniFocus 2, pushing its capabilities. It’s an attractive upgrade with interesting possibilities for workflows.

Checkout my recent post on my initial impressions.

Also, check out Tim Stringer’s very nice video tour where he gives a general overview. Importantly, he points out the very excellent new “Quick Open” option toward the end.

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Strength in a Pause

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in On Play and Productivity, Writings |




It is useful to pause,

Regularly and frequently,

When beginning a session of work,

Or finding our way towards the end,

When unclear or confused,

When distracted by the inside or out,

Or when it would simply be nice to pause.




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