Image via CrunchBase I had an interesting discussion about privacy at Agritechnica with a strong proponent of privacy on the internet. To me, however, having let that Genie out of the bottle long ago I'm a strong proponent of transparency on the internet. I see it as being a competitive advantage because "consumers can relate … Continue reading Tactic #6: Be known
Image via CrunchBaseEmail is such a simple tool but it makes or breaks so many people's productivity and it breaks my heart to see how many people struggle with handling it..."How many emails do you have in your inbox right now? Are you an inbox zero freak like me? Or do you have emails piled … Continue reading Handling Email; 5+ emails you should filter
I took a little time off from my 'tactics and tools' series -- no one's paying attention in December anyway, right? 😉 Now that everyone's waking up from the holidays it's time to get back on track with tactic #8 -- using 'branded' email. 'Branded' email? What's that? 'Branded' email is email that comes from … Continue reading Tactic #8: Use ‘branded’ email
"Your boss needs the updated PowerPoint presentation file by Tuesday. Your spouse wants to know how many vacation days you've got left this year. Your co-worker needs your office pool picks. Everyone gets task requests via email all day long, and it's so easy to let these messages slip through the cracks. Whether your inbox … Continue reading Separate your email from your to-do’s
Image via Wikipedia Here are the results of a recent lifehacks survey... "If all the methodology of the best GTD applications loses you in the productivity shuffle, there's nothing like a classic, simple to-do list to keep you on track. You've never had more options—both simple and robust—for managing your to-do list as you do … Continue reading What is the Best Way to Manage my Tasks?
Image via CrunchBase 'For him who has ears to hear!' as the Good Book says. It's possible to have a powerful computing experience without using a single Microsoft product [or paying a single penny to Bill Gates]... "The only reason I've opened Microsoft Outlook or any other desktop e-mail program in the last year is … Continue reading Making the switch from Microsoft Office to Web apps