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daily 10/07/2015

    • What I mean by this is, in my experience, that a meeting usually amounts to:

       

      1. Putting something on my calendar
       2. Attending the meeting
       3. Taking notes
       4. Transferring any action items to my to-do list

    • Now, if I add a meeting to my Google Calendar, and the subject contains “@en”, I have an IFTTT recipe that will create a new note in Evernote, with the meeting title, and a blank meeting notes template 15 minutes before the start time of the meeting.
    • TextExpander snippet (;;meeting) to create my template.

       

    • As with most meetings, those notes include action items. In order to remember them, I found myself transferring those action items from my meeting notes into my to-do list.
    • I’m on my iMac or Windows machine, I just use a command prompt. I run a very simple command to view my to-do list:

       

    • I’m on my iMac or Windows machine, I just use a command prompt. I run a very simple command to view my to-do list:

       

    • And todo.txt is simple enough to make adding new tasks from the command line a breeze. Indeed, part of the reason I love todo.txt is that I can add tasks faster than any other system I’ve tried, including pen and paper.
    • First, I used a tool called Geeknote, which is a command-line tool for Evernote. It allows you to view your notes, run searches, add new notes, update notes, etc. all from the command line. This was perfect for what I needed.
    • Any line in my notes that started with a plus sign (+) was an action item. I’

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