In the last part of the review of GTD Timer we'll focus on the very powerful feature which makes this software unique - actions.
Actions allow GTD Timer to execute any command after a time period. Commands can be any executable application, command-line tool or script written in JScript or VBScript. While executing command GTD Timer also may pass parameters to it.More...
This is the second part of the review of GTD Timer. The first part of the review is here.
3. Controlling GTD Timer window
Small semitransparent window which shows countdown also provides features to control the timer.
First of all, tiny controls in the bottom of the window allow to start, pause and stop timer, as well as set time period of two or ten minutes. Button with small clock icon calls time selection window described in the first part of the review of GTD Timer. Last control with pin icon allows to place countdown window on top of other windows in the system or behave like normal window (turn on by default).More...
GTD Timer is countdown timer software available for free for personal use. Official site is: GTD-Timer.com. Commercial version ($19.95) is also available, it provides more features as well as ability to run multiple timers at a time.
In general, it is the most convenient software timer we’ve seen before. It greatly combines simple user interface with sophisticated features (like actions). What is especially good about it is its superb keyboard optimization. And “GTD” in the title means that the timer is focused on Getting Things Done approach (remember “two minute rule”?) but it is useful for anybody who looking for good digital timer, not only GTD followers. More...
New version of Personal Motivation Calendar 2.3 released. Very nice new feature introduced: nagging - now it will stop you procrastinating every time you try to.
Take a look at this inspirational video made using Personal Motivational Calendar.
Most people feel overwhelmed with a number of tasks standing in front of them each day. Instead of getting things done, often we just trying to make oneself busy getting paperwork moved or something else like this, and what is just easy and not what is right.
There is only one way to overcome this situation: we have to learn how to set priorities and do what is right, not what is easy.
The Time Management Matrix also known as four-quadrant To-Do list is very simple but highly effective tool to choose from your task list that tasks that should be your next actions. This matrix was used by Dwight Eisenhower and described in detail by Steven Covey, the author of a very popular book titled "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People". Randy Pausch also mentioned it in his famous Time Management Talk. Personal Motivation Calendar (PMC) implements it (you can read my intro to it here) and I'll use it to show how this approach works.More...
Problems can't stop you. Most of all, other people can't stop you. Only you can stop you.
-- Jeffrey Gitomer.
Time is limited. Are you new to this? Of course not. But how do you live with this? Maybe you are trying not to think about time like Futureheads do? But how it helps not to waste time? More...
Are you know that Google launched its own browser called Chrome? Already using it? It's good, but if not - you are losing in productivity, because it is first browser designed with productivity in mind, and I have 10 reasons to show you why.
And, please, do not mind of its "Beta" status - Gmail still Beta since 2004, but this does not prevent millions of people from successfully using it every day.
1. Ultimate browser speed
Here is our video tutorial how to allow access to attachments blocked by Microsoft Outlook using AgileEra Outlook Attachment Security Administrator 2008 (you may receive following message: 'Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: [...]').More...