New Years Productivity Tip – Removing On-Screen Distraction

While getting a few things done this holiday season I paid special attention to what was keeping me from staying focused, on-task. To kick this year off right, I’ve made some dramatic changes to my OS X desktop.

From the menu bar, I’ve removed applications that change just enough to distract me. Including:

In addition, I’ve removed all the applications from my dock and ‘turned automatic hiding on’.

All of these small changes make the PowerBook a quieter place to work.

Update 6 Jan 2006: Sam asked for a screenshot of the menu bar

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