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Lifehacker: Canadian Press Secretary on his HPDA

How I get stuff done: Press Secretary : Lifehacker:

Gina talks with Ian Capstick, who coordinates complex press interactions for NDP party MPs using a favorite tool of ours.

Your one can’t-live-without web site, software app, gadget or tool?

My “hipster PDA”, as mentioned on the blog 43 Folders. I am a convert to using these handy 3x5 index cards and bull clips. In the chaos of Parliament Hill the little cards keep the daily press interview requests, daily spin messages and grocery lists all handy and in my back pocket.

Thanks for the nice plug, Ian.

Ian Capstick's picture

No problems. Thank you for...

No problems. Thank you for giving my odd little card system a name and some cred. Having caught on to the 3x5" trend has really made my day more workable, I used to use a regular PDA but it caused more headache than it was worth.

In combo with my Moleskine diary and blackberry the days work gets done.

Fantastic site. Great work.




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