Design


Brilliance in Systems Thinking

As I mentioned in the prior post, I have just finished reading Sam Carpenter’s book — Work the System. I am a bit in awe of what he’s written, and the fact that he’s written it as a business-owner, rather than a management theorist. What has really got me excited, […]


Covey’s FTF vs. Allen’s GTD 2

Articles like this one are interesting in their attempts to compare one time management system versus another. But if you read carefully, you’ll probably find yourself liking a few things from each, and willing to discard some different things from each. The only reasonable response, it seems to me, is […]


Another Custom-Built Time Management System 1

Here is a link to a post in which a user describes a time management system that she created for herself: My “GTD®” Hacks While I don’t know enough about her system to say much about it, she makes the point very clearly that this works for her at the […]


Signs of a Good Time Management System

In other parts of this blog, I have mentioned that every single professional is using a time management system of their own making. This is not a problem. The issue arises when they don’t realize that they are doing so, and the number of time demands rises to a level […]


The Problem with Time Management 1

An interesting article caught my eye the other day entitled “The Problem with Time Management.” Given my own interests, I grabbed it up, thinking that I could finally retire the entire 2Time effort because, finally, someone else had come up with something better. Unfortunately, it turns out that the problem […]