Go go gadget task management

Does Portland Afoot owe you a phone call or email? If so, you’re probably one of these sticky notes:

the big board

That’s half of the new task management system here at PAHQ. Here’s the other half:

task categories

That’s “marketing,” “advertising / circulation / production,” “planning / accounting” and “editorial,” for the record. Here’s the bit I’m proudest of: when one task depends on another, the first task gets attached to the second.

Managing a small business (even a very small one, and a nonprofit one at that) takes quite a bit of work. In many ways, this is perfect for the sort of people I like to describe as “easily interested.” In other ways it isn’t.

Anyhow, that’s the way things work right now. We’ll see how it wears. Any advice? I’d love to hear it.

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