Music For Concentration When Working

One of the unexpected benefits of this 30 day challenge has been getting to read other people’s work.

Whether that has been to to proof-read, give ideas on direction or simply to provide moral support, there have been numerous daily posts to go through.

One of the recurring subjects has been workflows. The things we do during our day to be better, faster, healthier or more productive people.

I can’t get enough of workflow posts.

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The OneNote Handbook

As I alluded yesterday, I am going to write a book about OneNote.

I’ve been a fan of OneNote for over 10 years and have been meaning to write  this book for as long as I can remember.

It has two main aims:

  1. Provide a useful introduction for new users. Give them the information they need to start using it most effectively
  2. Give ideas and workflow examples for more advanced users so they can get the most out of something that is already an essential part of their life

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Filling The Glass

Are you a glass half full or glass half empty person?

The chances are that if you’re tending towards the empty, that you also suffer from anxieties. You may even have a black dog following you around from time to time.

It’s not that you’re a doom and gloom merchant.

You can see the joy in the world as much as the next person. It’s just that when things turn bad, you find it a struggle to get out of your funk.

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My Evening Routine

I have a morning routine that I’ve worked on these past 18 months.

It can look a bit extreme, but it’s just an hour and a half that I use to prepare myself for the day ahead.

I now rely on that time and feel disorganised if it doesn’t happen (though I can’t recall the last time this was).

By contrast my evening routine is more flexible. I’m tired, I’ve been on the go all day and I’m not a robot.

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