Blog Posts

Product Tunnel-vision

By Joe Cotellese / November 27, 2018 / 2 Comments

Focus on the problem, not the solution. I just spent about a half an hour looking for a photo sleeve for a baby album. I needed to do this because the sleeve was torn. I then realized that there were about two dozen unused sleeves in the back of the album. How often do you…

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My Productivity Workflow

By Joe Cotellese / November 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

I have a number of tools and techniques for getting stuff done throughout the day. This article originally was written to myself as a text file. I’m publishing because it might help others. It’s certainly going to help me when I inevitably fall off the wagon. Getting Things Done I follow the GTD methodology for…

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Finally! Never Look at Another Piece of Paper in Your House Again

By Joe Cotellese / November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Note: This is an update to the post I originally published here. I don’t update that site anymore and am pulling relevant content onto this website. I have a huge filing cabinet and I hate using it. Each day, I get mail – junk mail, bills, medical records, brochures, manuals, school work, investments. You name…

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How to Implement GTD using OneNote

By Joe Cotellese / November 18, 2018 / 2 Comments

Overview In this article I’m going to discuss how I moved from Omnifocus to OneNote for implementing the Getting Things Done methodology. OneNote is a great cross platform general purpose digital notebook application from Microsoft. The cross platform nature of OneNote suits me really well since I have an Android, Mac and iPad and am…

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What to do with your physical stuff after a GTD sweep?

By Joe Cotellese / November 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’ve recently jumped back into Getting Things Done after a year or so lapse. Yesterday I “corralled my stuff” by going through my office and clearing out every self, nook and cranny. Following David Allen’s method, I processed all of that stuff by tossing it, filing it or making a note of it as a…

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Getting Things Done Book Outline

By Joe Cotellese / November 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’ve been a practitioner of the book “Getting Things Done” by David Allen for years. I reread the book every few years. I finally got around to outlining it. Note that this is a work in progress, I’ll remove this note when the outline is complete Part 1 – The Art of Getting Things Done…

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Joe Cotellese
Product Manager
Joe Cotellese
Doylestown, PA

My first professional job involved playing video games for 9 hours a day. After experiencing early signs of brain rot, I decided to teach myself how to write software.

My entire career is characterized by this “why not?” attitude.

I'm currently applying my experience at product development to help early to mid-stage companies develop a “product first” mindset.

You can also find him at the links below.