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I can’t begin to stress how much better my life — both professional and personal — improved once I got a task management system in place. You don’t quite appreciate how many things you need to remember to do until you start putting all the minutiae down in a long…

Writing Life/Productivity

Any writer worth their mettle has an odd array of notebooks purchased for one reason or another (and frequently a lack of one other than “it’s on sale” or “it looks nice”) and maybe a few pages get used for an initial purpose and then abandoned. But the notebook itself…

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The library worker at the help desk cannot log you into your email

In my day-to-day life working in a public library, I find that I help at least someone, if not multiple people, every day with a password issue. Frequently it’s older library patrons, but not always. Sometimes they set up their email long ago and their password is remembered on their…

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A little upfront work goes a long way in the email game

I started hearing the term “Inbox Zero” a few years ago when I was first really diving into the productivity and planner communities. Inbox Zero is a concept of email management that essentially means keeping your inbox empty or mostly empty. It’s about keeping the number of emails in your…

Amanda Mae

Amanda Mae is a librarian who has lived in too many states and enjoys anything involving books, history, and productivity.

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