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Enriching Firecracker with Evernote

I am a huge fan of Anki, which I have posted about before. It allows you to create your own cards and review them based on a learning algorithm that adapts as you review. Specifically, it is great for in-house

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“! Now” Tag

This is a concept I have been testing out for a while. I think it goes well with the GTD system and increasing an overall level of awareness. The first thing to do is create a new tag named “! Daily”

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Hamming Out The Workflow

I would like to take this opportunity to present a guide to an average day using Evernote within the GTD system. Take a moment to look at the picture below. First, notice the 13 items in my Inbox. It’s a

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Getting your email under control!

Imagine if you kept your physical mailbox as full as you keep your email box(es). Besides pissing off the mailman, you would have a terribly inefficient system, with too much information, lacking context, staring you in the face every day.

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Importing into Evernote: drag and drop method

Here’s a quick tip to get things into Evernote easily. Open a Finder window Go to your applications folder and find Evernote Drag it onto the Finder toolbar Done! Now all files you want to import into Evernote will be

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FollowUpThen

Followupthen is a great new feature that can incorporated into your GTD system. FUT (because it’s easier to type) is a service where you send them an email with the date/time/frequency you wish to recieve an email followup, and they

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GTD Workflow

The following is part of an ongoing and ever perfecting discussion on how to use Evernote to Get Things Done. For more information on GTD, I suggest reading David Allen’s book “Getting Things Done.” Please make sure you’ve checked out

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