Compelling methods and mundane goals
Sometimes goals are compelling and other times not so much (mundane but necessary). The same applies to methods. Compelling methods can move us along towards our goals. I currently have a very large test I have to take in October which is not compelling. It is hard to motivate myself to study. Reading notes in printed text form was laborious and the time crept along painfully - I would watch the...
LaunchBar and Quicksilver
I bought a license to LauchBar on the recent MuPromo. I installed it, tried it, watched videos of it on YouTube. I can’t, however, bring myself to stop using Quicksilver. It is the original keyboard launcher / utility and I really like it. It had some dark years but I stuck with it. Now it is in development again in an open-source fashion and is quite functional. There are regular updates. I...
Repeating todo's in Taskpaper
Taskpaper is a great productivity application except for a couple of shortfalls. One of these is the lack of support for repeating tasks. The developer is open about this limitation. I’m currently handling this with Textexpander snippets. I have a snippet for each week of the month. Each snippet is a list of items that should be done around that time of the month. I have a section in...