Darren Beale Web developer, retailer & photographer


OneNote Workflow Examples


To give you some ideas of how you might use OneNote I provide a detailed run-through of my personal workflows. This system has evolved over the past 10 years of me using OneNote nearly every day.
It also touches on my morning routine and how I use week planning.

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...

My Everyday Bag


I quite like those pictures of people’s bags and their contents that sometimes get tweeted about. It’s slightly voyeuristic, but also you get ideas for practical stuff to keep with you at all times.
So, in what is officially my second Filler PostTM for #30DWC  I thought I’d share details about my bag, albeit without an amazing photo and the intricate numbering that some provide.

Essential Software


The problem with setting yourself a 30 day writing challenge is that you have to actually write something every day.
Go figure.
The first few days are easy enough but after that the runway starts getting quite short!
So, this is officially my first filler topic that I had in my back pocket just in case I was short of inspiration one day.

My Morning Routine


There are lots of articles telling you why you might want to consider having a good morning routine. They usually include words like ‘success’ or ‘leader’ and they can feel like they’ve been churned out by a content marketing machine, leaving a bit of a bad taste in the mouth. I won’t include any of those words in this post. Indeed, I won’t write much on...

Darren Beale Web developer, retailer & photographer