Darren Beale Web developer, retailer & photographer


Life Planning & Journaling with OneNote


I recently spoke at the Learn OneNote conference 2016. It was a virtual conference, with all the talks being recorded in advance of the day and then released over the space of a few days to match the schedule.
This talk describes my productivity system in detail, a system that has evolved over the 10 years that I’ve been using OneNote.

Tip To Avoid Procrastination


I keep it short this week: a quick update and thoughts on my¬†coming, time-poor, week. I then share¬†a very effective tip for avoiding the dreaded P-word: procrastination. As always if you have any feedback or suggestions then please do¬†get in touch, I’m bealers@siftware.com. I’m @bealers on Twitter and there’s also @knucklingdown on Twitter. Links from show: The Brain Audit The...

How To Deal With Overwhelm


In this episode I run through my Crisis Mode Productivity system that I’ve used successfully in the past when I’ve been feeling completely overwhelmed (usually self-inflected¬†because I’d taken on too much!) It’s a bit longer than I had planned, but I do go through things in detail. I also mention a blog post by Marc Jenkins: Must¬†avoid at all costs¬†and recommend that you...

Darren Beale Web developer, retailer & photographer