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comment Personal Planning Software
But the original poster specifically said desktop application, no web apps. Trello and Workflowy, are both web based. Downvoting for not answering the question asked.
Jul
28
comment Emailservice with configurable delayed delivery
This question appears to be off-topic because it is asking for a software recommendation. See productivity.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic for help understanding what is appropriate here. This question would be better suited for softwarerecs.stackexchange.com
Jul
22
comment Excercises that help me use both left and right sides of my brain effectively
What research have you done so far on this topic? What do the results of a web search lack?
Jul
21
comment how to come out of self destructive mindset and be productive?
There are a lot of apparently unrelated statements in this huge mass of text. I can't tell what the question really is. Please edit and focus on a question that can be answered according to productivity.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic and productivity.stackexchange.com/help/how-to-ask
Jul
21
comment What methods can I use to allocate my time between different tasks?
If the OP had asked for help scheduling work, I'd have given him an answer more like this one.
Jul
8
comment Are there any movements to declutter digital mess?
Thanks. I've done a lot of less-than-optimal things since I started using GTD, and I'm happy to share what I've learned.
Jul
7
comment wiki integration with mail program, calendar, files
As written, the question appears to be off topic, asking for a software recommendation. If you were interested in improving your productivity workflow using your existing tools, you might rewrite the question.
Jun
16
comment How to deal with vague tasks?
This is wandering off topic - we'd prefer to have questions and answers, not discussions. If you want to ask another question about readability metrics please do. Briefly, the standard for years has been the Flesch Reading Ease Metric, which is built in to Microsoft Word. There are other metrics that are generally accepted and useful in different areas, a search for "readability metric" should find them. There are also tools that evaluate grammar.
Jun
16
comment How to deal with vague tasks?
I've edited my answer to include links, as I said I would, and to address the comment above.
Jun
11
comment Is there a way to measure how many emails I “process” in a day?
As a side issue getting at what I see as a potential issue behind your question, you may want to take a look at the "inbox zero" concept, and get your tasks out of your inbox.
Jun
11
comment Is there a way to measure how many emails I “process” in a day?
What action(s) will you take based on this metric? What is the purpose of collecting this data?
Jun
3
comment How identify negative aspects of your own personality?
How is this related to personal productivity within the scope of this site? productivity.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic. Please edit and explain the productivity aspect. Thanks.
Jun
2
comment How does one handle it when he/she is the center of blame always?
This doesn't look like a productivity question to me, within the scope of productivity.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic. There may be one or more productivity questions embedded, but this question needs to be edited (and perhaps split into multiple questions) to bring them out. As-is, I think this is off topic.
Jun
2
comment Mail: Read = done, or should you archive to achieve 'inbox zero'?
On a day when I'm working my process well, I only look at email during scheduled email time. I turned off all "you have mail" alerts years ago, they're a huge time wasting distraction. So I don't know about "how do I.." etc. quick questions. My team knows email will get answered in a few hours, if they have something that needs an answer faster than that they will IM, phone, or walk in. My family knows I don't do personal email during work hours, if there's something urgent they will phone. When I really need to focus on a task, I will shut email off entirely until a scheduled time.
May
30
comment Timebox scheduling in GTD
I'm not clear on what the question is. Whether or how to schedule your work in a GTD workflow? Should you schedule your work? How to use GTD to keep up with tasks? Can you edit and ask a question? I have practices I use on calendaring actions in my GTD system but I can't tell if that's what you're asking for.
May
29
comment How to coordinate digital calendars?
I think this question is borderline. Coordinating calendars is productivity. Editing may help.
May
22
comment How to find a summer job
This question appears to be off-topic. Career advice and job hunting may be better on workplace.stackexchange.com. Once you've found a job, we'll be happy to help you become more productive in it.
May
21
comment How can I learn how to focus better?
Possible duplicates: productivity.stackexchange.com/questions/3607/… and productivity.stackexchange.com/questions/1698/…. How is this question different from those?
May
12
comment Touch typing Catch-22: How do I switch from hunt-and-peck without losing too much productivity during the switch?
When editing it will be helpful to improve the readability of your answer as well. Shortening sentence length and removing commas will be particularly helpful. So will constructing paragraphs and separating them with white space.
May
7
comment How to get enough motivation to overcome inner resistance to change due to comfort zone, and work hard
With the edit, I think it is a better fit for this site. And I'll edit my answer to match.