We have not talked a lot about managing your time yet on this site. There are sooooo many resources out there that the best thing I can do for the readers of CTRL + SHIFT + K is to aggregate this information and present it to you in bit size chunks. Me? I subscribe to the David Allen school of thought. Getting Things Done, or GTD for those in-the-know, is just about the best personal productivity system for today's knowledge worker. It has quite a fan base within the technical crowd and many would say that this is where the system really picked up pace and started it's path towards stardom.
Here is a great primer video from the man himself. In it, David Allen waxes philosophical about his system. More (much more) on GTD during future posts...