task management smackdown

November 4, 2009

If you’re not already subscribing to the MacPowerUsers podcast, I’d encourage you to give it a go. This week’s episode dealt with a topic close to the heart of the Creativityist community: task management software. They dedicate most of the show to a comparison between OmniFocus and Things. My friend David Sparks, of MacSparky fame, […]

post2post tour next week: problem solving 101

June 19, 2009

Early in the life of Creativityist, I had the pleasure of meeting, via email, Paul Williams of Idea Sandbox. Paul and I quickly connected with our shared passions for creativity, productivity, and technology. And Quicksilver. Since that time, Paul was gracious enough to invite me to participate in a Post2Post book tour. One year ago, […]

podcasts: engaging ideas

May 29, 2009

I don’t spend much time in my car these days. But when I am behind the wheel, my iPhone is usually pumping out a podcast. Here are some of my favorite podcasts that revolve around engaging with or expressing ideas: The Accidental Creative (iTunes/website) This podcast was a recent recommendation by my friend Blaine Hogan. […]

the creative practices podcast

May 15, 2009

To make the Creative Practices interview series more convenient to access, I have created both an audio and video podcast of the series. The links below will open iTunes and take you directly to the page where you can subscribe to each: Creative Practices: Audio Edition Creative Practices: Video Edition If you’ve enjoyed the series, and would be kind enough to add a review in iTunes, I’d appreciate it!

getting comfortable with omnifocus

August 22, 2008

I’ve made no secret of my love for OmniFocus and it’s integration in my workflow. As a result, I often have people ask me more about how to use OmniFocus, or even about how I use it specifically. I’m not surprised. OmniFocus does have a learning curve, and it is not intuitive for a first-time […]

lazy saturday links – 03.07.08 (special friday pm edition)

March 7, 2008

Some of my favorite links on creativity and workflow from the interweb the past few weeks: OmniFocus coming for the iPhone (OmniGroup) – I really get by okay without OmniFocus on my iPhone, but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t be thrilled to see it! Trick Out Your iPhone with These Smart Playlists (The Cranking Widgets […]

lazy saturday links – 02.23.08

February 23, 2008

Some of my favorite links on creativity and workflow from the interweb this week: Frozen Grand Central (YouTube) – Improv Everywhere creates a scene at Grand Central. How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer (Study Hacks) – Some helpful tips to make writing a regular part of your way of life. (via Lifehacker) […]

lazy saturday links – 02.16.08

February 16, 2008

If it is a lazy Saturday morning, then it is time for some lazy Saturday links: Creativity Never Sleeps (Veer) – “Every blank page is a playground.” Pixish.com – “Pixish is a way to engage creative people online to submit, judge, and source amazing images.” Huge List Of GTD & Productivity Sites/Blogs (Organize IT) – […]

lazy saturday links — 02.09.08

February 9, 2008

A lazy Saturday morning is a good time to share some notable links from my journeys through life and the interweb this past week: Living With Data – Merlin Mann (MacWorld Encore) – streaming audio and slides from Merlin (43folders) Mann’s seminar at MacWorld last month Saying “no” (Unclutterer) – “The problem isn’t that there […]

weekly links – 02.01.08

February 1, 2008

Some of the notable blog entries that I have recently starred in Google reader: How to Use Reading to Become a Better Writer (Write to Done) – “There are two ways to become a better writer, in general: write a lot, and read a lot.” The Quicksilver-for-Windows Showdown (Lifehacker) – Quicksilver gets its fair share […]

speaking of scrivener

January 24, 2008

Andy Ihnatko reviews Scrivener in his weekly technology column today: Scrivener is in the write place. I’m already on the record stating that Scrivener is an app I wish I was cool enough to use. Andy Ihnatko’s column stirs my interest and notches me one more step toward coolness. One thing I can say about […]