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My Modified Cornell Note-taking System

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One of my high school teachers introduced the Cornell Note-taking System to us.  To be honest, at the time I rarely read any of the required reading and took minimal notes so I did not think much about it.  It

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Implementing Getting Things Done (GTD) in Gmail

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One thing that you will notice with GTD (Getting Things Done) is that it is a strategy to follow, but it can be implemented in numerous different ways.  One struggle I see many people have is finding an implementation that

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My Top 10 Books

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I read a lot of books.  Most of my reading is not “fun” reading (as my wife would describe).  I generally read books on the topic of self improvement, motivation, finance, business, software development, etc.  I really enjoy learning and

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Why You Should Use Multiple Monitors

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Phase 1 – 1 Monitor (1994 – 2012) For years, I have used a single monitor and never thought twice about using 2 or more monitors.  From the time I first started using a computer (I think I was ~10

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Book Review: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

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I read quite a few books.  For the most part, books within the same topic area generally contain the same content, each with a slightly different twist or tips that another did not have.  This is not necessarily a problem,

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Why You Should Be Using Dropbox

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Have you ever created a document in your office but then needed it on another computer at home?  Or on your phone while out with a client?  Ever had a hard drive crash and lost all of your documents? In

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