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After trying a mess of time management "systems", I finally came up with something that's working for me quite well. I use google calendar...but instead of tasks, I set up appointments for myself. They're color coded yellow for work, gray for errands & home stuff, green for personal projects or "me time" and red for a scheduled, actual appointment. The ...


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Obviously, you should not do this if the cost of tagging your tasks exceeds the benefit of having them. There is really no way of knowing what works for you until you've tried it. Many productivity systems involve trying to estimate the effort that a task requires, so it may be a good idea. Personally, I believe personal productivity systems should minimize ...


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Since you are open to non-software approaches I'll tell you what I do. But since what I do is a personalized version of the old Franklin Day Planner system (that I have implemented in a spreadsheet rather than their planner book) I just checked the Franklin site to see what they have. They do have a software options and from the video I don't see this being ...


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Emacs org-mode - 2 ways for implementing it with recurring dates Emacs org-mode (http://www.orgmode.org) has start dates ("scheduled") and deadline-dates ("DEADLINE") for tasks, which also can be used for recurring tasks. see http://orgmode.org/manual/Repeated-tasks.html In the "agenda view" (customizable views of tasks, which can also be filtered/sorted ...



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