Annual Review: Answer 3 Simple Questions to Plan for 2019

Annual Review: Answer 3 Simple Questions to Plan for 2019

It is time to do an annual review our 2018 accomplishments and challenges. This is the time of year when many of our clients, co-workers and team members are out of the office.  I encourage you to use the slower days of the year to reflect on your 2018 successes,...
Easy Ways to Handle Holiday Retail Communications

Easy Ways to Handle Holiday Retail Communications

We talk a lot about processing email on this blog.  For all its benefits, electronic communication can become overwhelming.  I believe the past two weeks represent the greatest opportunity to effectively manage your inbox so as not to drown in well-meaning retailer...
Increase Your Productivity With Dual Monitors

Increase Your Productivity With Dual Monitors

Doubles anyone?  A few weeks ago I added a second monitor to my desktop.  It was really easy to setup with my MacBook Pro.  I simply connected the new monitor into the port on my laptop and plugged it in.  After “arranging” the desktops how I wanted to view them in my...
Start the Day on YOUR Terms: Put Boundaries Around Email Processing

Start the Day on YOUR Terms: Put Boundaries Around Email Processing

Question.  Do you allow anyone and everyone to dictate what you work on?  Is your preference to have someone prioritize which projects and tasks you complete first?  Aside from interactions with your boss, I feel certain your answer is going to be, “No way!”  But, if...
Best Apps for Students

Best Apps for Students

  Students need a number of applications to make their social and study lives easier.  The technology they have access to on campus can be overwhelming. They will have more electronic data, books and notes than we can even imagine.  The apps for students listed below...
Summertime: The Changes Can Mean Greater Productivity

Summertime: The Changes Can Mean Greater Productivity

Ah, summertime.  Fun, sun, rest and relaxation.  Though summer officially starts on June 21 and ends on September 22, most of our culture adapts to a “summer” schedule June through August.  And, whether you have kids in school or not, we all see some change with the...