Thought I would share a few tips with everyone that might help you to wrap up your digital world for 2018 and get prepared for 2019.

  • Clean out your photos from the past year, I am sure there are hundreds of shots that you really don’t need to save. This can be a fun process as it will help you to think back about everything that

Hello Control Your Day Crew! First off I am sorry it has been so long since I updated my blog, I have been busy with a few big projects. A number of you have asked if I am going to publish a new version of Control Your Day, I do have some great new ideas to share, I just have to get through a couple other projects and then I can work on CYD Version

Simple ways you can reduce your monthly expenses

Posted by JIm McCullen on February 24, 2016

Category: Blogs

Money Street sign This blog post is a bit out of the norm for me but I thought it would be great to share these ideas with my audience. At the beginning of each year I go through all of my monthly expenses and check to see if there is any way I can reduce the cash that is flying out of my wallet.

Getting Things Done – A Primer

Posted by JIm McCullen on January 10, 2016

Category: Uncategorized

GTD is an organizational system. It doesn’t put rules around how you actually do your work. Instead, it focuses on how you capture the work you need to do, organize it, and choose what needs your attention. At its core, GTD stands on five “pillars,” or steps to getting and staying organized: Learn more about the basics of David Allen’s Getting Things Done from this Lifehacker artice on GTD. Jim McCullen /

stop doing what doesn't work The new year is a great time for a fresh start. Give thought to the systems and processes you apply to get things done at work and home. Here are 5 things you should stop doing to make 2016 a more successful and productive year.

  1. Reduce the noise from incoming email Turn off the automatic send and receive feature

14bestproductivitybooks Best selling author S.J. Scott included my book Control Your Day in his list of top GTD productivity books. Fantastic to see my name up there with some of the top books on the subject. Stop by his site to check out the complete list and to check out his content on forming great habits. He has some great free content on

Take Back Control of your Inbox

Posted by JIm McCullen on November 8, 2015

Category: Blogs

I wrote this as a guest post for Joy Healey over at Joy blogs about internet marketing, blogging, ebooks and other topics, she also posts reviews on books of interest. Take Back Control of Your Inbox

What does your email inbox look like today? When I say inbox I am really talking about all of your collection buckets. A collection bucket is any place or device or software that you

10 Tips to Manage your Time and Get Things Done

Posted by JIm McCullen on November 8, 2015

Category: Blogs

I came across a great post today by Martin Webster. This is a great post to print out and post on your wall right next to your monitor. I need great reminders like this to reset myself every once in a while, especially when my workload gets overloaded.

  Latest Gmail phishing scam. A hacker that knows your email address and cell phone # goes to Gmail and requests an SMS password reset. They then send you an email from an address that looks like it is coming from Google or a text and say your account is at risk, they just sent you a code, please reply back with that code so we can protect your account. The

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