Updates: May 27 – June 2

Well, I’m off for a week-long stint in Seattle. Each spring I end up spending a week out of country to run a mid-sized scientific conference. It’s nice to be staying close to home (last year was Europe, next year is New Zealand…) although one of the biggest perks of my job is the ability to travel. I’m especially happy to have such a close to home meeting as it allows me to...

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Updates: March 4 – 10

I’ve been on a bit of a productivity kick lately; I find that I spend so much time planning and organizing my tasks that it’s tough to get down to the real work. To be productive and get things done, you need to be able to focus whole-ly on the task at hand without having to think or keep track of the other projects or tasks you have going on. Enter David Allen’s book “Getting...

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Post-Christmas to-do list

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I am sad to say that 2011 is almost over!  Now that the busy holiday season is coming to a close, I’ve had some time to get things done around the house that have been on my to-do list.  The time after Christmas is a great time to knock a few things off the list, especially tasks which are infrequent or sporadic in nature. Housekeeping At the end of the year when you are probably home during...

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