Organisation and productivity

Tips for setting up a password system

We all know passwords are important. But how do you set up secure passwords for multiple accounts, and still remember them all? I love a good system, and I have one for my passwords. How to set secure passwords There's no point setting up a system of easy to hack passwords. All you passwords should… Continue reading Tips for setting up a password system

Organisation and productivity

6 Essential tasks to schedule

I've written before about the 'Getting Things Done' system that I use to keep myself organised. It uses a set of lists to categorise different types of tasks; things you are waiting on, next actions that can be done right now, someday items, projects, maybe items and ideas, and references. I use Trello to manage… Continue reading 6 Essential tasks to schedule

Organisation and productivity

Why you need a system, not just a to-do list

Organisations are not built on a series of simple tasks that can be checked off on a list. Actions often need multiple people to contribute, not all of whom are the item owner, some actions can only be completed at certain times or are scheduled periodically, some are 'nice to haves' and are not critical… Continue reading Why you need a system, not just a to-do list