While I have a task list, that I manage religiously, email drives a lot of my workflow.
As a result, I've created a labeling system for my inbox to help me manage my tasks. It's loosely based on David Allen's GTD methodology, but I've adapted it to fit my own needs.
Unlike Kris and Betsy, for most of us, life isn't show prep. It's actually real work. I have some basic concepts that I consider during show prep, production and post-production. I want to minimize post-production. It's a time suck and some people can really get obsessive about it (ahem...). You want to produce the best… Continue reading The Strategies and Tactics of Show Prep
Conferences and other events can be great opportunities to connect with thought leaders in your industry and create buzz around your attendance while you're there. One way to do this is to capture audio and video interviews with influentials while you're there and post them in your blog, web site, podcast or on YouTube and… Continue reading How to Create Great Media at Conferences and Events
Merlin Mann commented (via Jason Kottke) about a designer who integrated notebooks into his workflow - 85 notebooks throughout 26 years of work. I save all of my notebooks, too. Since I began integrating journals into my workflow (probably about 10 years ago) I have a library of about 20 of them. My biggest complaint… Continue reading But how do you Google them?
Cloud from the Inkscape Tutorials blogToday is the day I moved completely into the Cloud. After having my netbook (an Acer Aspire One) for a few weeks, I've been trying to determine my optimal workflow. Today, I realized I had a couple of holes that needed to be filled. Here was my original setup, BN… Continue reading Into the Cloud