Lately, my mind has been very active. Thoughts and ideas kept coming and I felt the need to write it down. Since I’m more of a visual type, to see the big picture of all the things I need to do helps me organize my tasks and remember them. Anaesthesia has taken its effect on me after giving birth to two boys. I was in denial, but there were really times after delivery that I forgot the things I had to do.
I was thinking of having a board where I could post or write my tasks for every category. Sounds nifty. I could use a notebook or iPad app. I’ve tried it before, but I think what I need (as of now) is something that’s erasable or disposable. At this point, with two kids to take care of, I can’t go and look at a notebook every time I need to remember my tasks. I want to see it quickly, like the way I look at a clock to check the time.
I came across this ‘kanban’, a tool designed to reduce the idle time in a production process. The main idea behind the Kanban system is to deliver what the process needs exactly when it needs it. It is originally a Japanese manufacturing system in which the supply of components is regulated through the use of a card displaying a sequence of specifications and instructions, sent along the production line.- ProcessExcellenceNetwork
Anyway, here’s a sample:
Another one from A Little Tipsy: (I find this one really cute, check out how she did it and you’ll be amazed at how she used an old window wood to look this cool.)
Here’s one that’s easy to make:
Still thinking on which one to use and where to put it!?! As for now, yey to productivity and efficiency. haha
Made a simple kanban beside my bed.