Each year the Penfield-Perinton Kiwanis Club along with 11 other clubs of the Finger Lakes Division come together to raise money for our local children’s hospital. The Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong is our local children’s hospital in Rochester NY, the Finger Lakes Kiwanis Clubs have been working with the hospital for over 35 years, … More Miracle Mile of Donations
As we come to the end of the semester and to the end of this book written by David Allen, I can say that I have learned a lot. When this semester started, being the oldest student in the class I felt like maybe I wouldn’t find much use in this book as I have … More GTD Overview
Why do we procrastinate? How can we fix it? According to David Allen in his Getting Things Done book, claims that those who are “the most creative, sensitive and intelligent people” are those who procrastinate the most. Woo hoo!! But wait a minute! Don’t get too excited just yet, I thought I could brag at first … More IDD of GTD: How to fix Procrastination
As we finish up our Easter festivities at church and home, tomorrow begins a new adventure for many youth and adults around the Rochester area. Flower City Work Camp! This is a local mission trip where youth and adults from many different churches and denominations come together for one purpose….to shine the light of Jesus … More The City that Might See Jesus
When you are setting up reminders, do you find yourself having more categories than you might really need? Here is a small list of commonly used categories for action items, according to David Allen’s GTD. Calls At computer Errands At office At home Anywhere Agendas (for people and meetings) Read/Review But what do each of these … More Reminders
Once again I would like to talk about the GTD book. Throughout the book there have many great ideas on organizing and helping yourself unclutter the projects, action items, inboxes, etc. But how many of us have had a hard time really getting things going. I know I have! I had no problem getting the stuff … More Self-Negotiation
So we are almost there, graduation is only a month and a half away. This is the time of the semester when we realize, crap I have all this work to do. Why didn’t I start it earlier? With those questions, you start making lists of things today in your head. Only this time, we have even … More Removing the Inner Clutter
Today is National Pancake Day where you can go to many pancake houses and receive free pancakes for making a donation to the local children’s hospital. This day has also become a tradition where Kiwanians from around the world come together with IHOP to raise money. On this day you may not see your regular … More Pancakes can save lives!
This past Saturday I spent the day at our church district’s training program for clergy and laity. As much as I really didn’t want to go after a long week, I picked myself up and went. A great speaker was brought in to talk about evangelism in the United Methodist church. In my opinion, she … More All God’s People
As I am in my third week of my final semester at Roberts, I look and see all the young kids around, I’m thinking gee what I could accomplish if I was them. All the time that I could have to complete my work, to check and keep on top of my tasks and organize … More Inbox: How many is too many?