Time Tracking

Time Tracking

I've always been a fan of being disciplined about time tracking in my consulting work. Whether we like it or not, the hour is the universally accepted unit by which the cost of consulting services is measured. I've seen and heard arguments that advocate strongly for consultants not using time-based billing. The theory is that… Continue reading>

GTD – Closing the Loops

GTD – Closing the Loops

This post is a follow-up to a couple of older previous ones; Mental Whack-a-Mole, and Filling the Buckets. They were part of a planned series on my experiences with implementing David Allen's Getting Things Done or GTD system. If you missed those ones, it might make sense to take a few minutes to read them… Continue reading>

Opportunity

There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat, And we must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures. –… Continue reading>