Monday, I wrote about my initial impressions with the Apple Watch. (Read them here.)
As the launch quickly approaches, there are still many questions about its use and features.
The big question on my mind is, “Will the Apple Watch be a true timesaver? Or just another shiny gadget that interrupts our lives?”
On Friday, I was lucky enough to have the first appointment at a Phoenix Apple Store to try on the new Apple Watch.
I have been looking forward to the Apple Watch release since its announcement last fall. Yet, even this close to launch, much remains to be seen about the device’s use and functionality.
Read on, for my initial impressions from a hands on with the Apple Watch.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, being on the road can take a lot out of you.
Everyone wants a productive and frictionless trip, but that doesn’t happen too often.
Today, I share some of my top travel tips to keep you efficient on the road.
You have a BIG goal. One that represents your hopes and dreams. A goal that defines you and your passion.
Internally, you think of it constantly. Yet, taking action never seems to happen. You put off your BIG goal, until you doubt if you will ever do it.
What’s keeping you from getting to it?
The past. The present. The future.
Each timeframe brings a different perspective to our lives.
Which one are you living in?
When you don’t know what to do, what do you do?
You surf the Internet.
You watch endless videos on YouTube.
And when you want to look productive, you check email for the 37th time… this hour.
What should you be doing instead?
This is a guest post by Sebastian Bos
Sebastian works on behalf of Cryoserver
, a leading email forensic archiving solutions company located both in the UK and in the USA.
Instant messaging (IM) has suffered unfairly over the last 20 years, afflicted with a rocky reputation as a social media platform for gossiping teenagers and bored university students. Its abilities as a powerful enterprise collaboration tool have largely been underestimated, with email owning the workplace.
IM has been particularly pigeonholed in the US, where some 70% of teenagers already send more instant messages than emails. With that kind of engrained loyalty, it could be set for a resurgence in the workplace in the near future and could even overtake email as the dominant communication tool.
I recently attended a business training for 45 people.
I arrived 15 minutes early to the classroom and to my surprise… no one was there. My calendar confirmed that I was at the right location, but not a one of the other attendees or an instructor was present.
It wasn’t until about 2 minutes to the start of the class that someone showed up to start turning on the lights.
When did late become the new normal?
This is a guest post by Madeleine Allann. Madeleine is an academic consultant and an author who mostly writes on education, leadership and social sharing posts. She helps students who feel difficulty in choosing the right field in university and help students regarding their essays at Essay Spot.
Munchin’ on your luncheon might be a healthy habit, depending on how, what, and where you eat.
Different people have different habits in the way they spend their time during lunch breaks. Some may choose to go to a nearby café while others may choose to chit chat with a colleague or two.
Some of the I-totally-love-my-work, professional-nerds might still be stuck to their chairs, trying to complete a task or two.
Something urgent has come up!
Oh, there is a problem to be addressed.
Perhaps, there is a decision to be made.
Quick, schedule a meeting!!!
Is this the standard reaction at your organization?
When an issue needs attention, do you reach out to the appropriate individual to address it? Or do you immediately knee-jerk and schedule a group meeting?