10 Reasons Clutter Makes You Less Productive
TweetShareShare0 Shares Is your workspace a mess? How about your house? Car? Bedroom? I think you get the point. Many people let their clutter pile up until it starts to affect their life. I am not referring to hoarding. Instead, just the stuff starts to impact your ability to get things done…. the items that […]
No Meeting Friday!
Tweet20Share36Share561 Shares There was a huge positive response to last week’s tweets about no meetings on Fridays. So, I thought it was appropriate for us to officially designate Fridays as “No Meeting Fridays.” Many people have been saying that they are booked for so many meetings that they cannot get their work done. Have you […]
Why Do We Let People Steal Our Time?
Tweet10Share164Share6180 Shares Thought of the day: Why do we let people steal our time? We get pretty upset when people steal our money… so why do we turn a blind eye when people steal our time? In fact, it is a pretty common occurrence for co-workers, bosses, even friends to steal our valuable time. “Dost […]
Stop Answering the Phone!
Tweet5Share8Share215 Shares Once upon a time people rushed to answer phones. For those old enough to remember, you had to get to the phone. At one point we did not have answering machines. We did not have even have CallerID. So, if you didn’t get to the phone…you did not even know who called. ——- […]
How early are you?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares Trick question: When do you show up for the 9AM meeting? If you are like most people in the workplace, you shuffle around and or even get to work at 9AM and then head down the hall to the meeting. What happens? People are wandering in for a good 5-10 mins. They make […]
Email – Only 5 lines?
TweetShare4Share4 Shares If you Twitter a lot… you know that every character counts. 140 is not a lot to say. So, you find yourself omitting words, leaving out spaces, changing before to b4, etc. I wonder how much Twitter is changing our current langauge/communication styles? Simple words like “very” are replacing fancy words like “extremely.” […]
Lose your laptop for increased Productivity?
TweetShareShare0 Shares Accidentally left my laptop at home yesterday when I headed into the office. My first instinct was to immediately turn around and head home to get it. After all, how was I going to function with out it? How was I going to get work done? I do not live far from the […]
Deposit Checks via iPhone! USAA
TweetShareShare0 Shares USAA Banking App allows check deposit via iPhone USAA has had one of the leading banking apps for the iPhone for some time. Always pushing forward, USAA upgraded their app yesterday to include check deposit via your iPhone. You read that right… USAA customers can now deposit checks by simply taking pictures of […]
Block Your Time
TweetShare24Share1135 Shares As part of my daily prep, checking my calendar is one of the most important tasks. After all, most of us live by our calendars to schedule our time. One of the most important tasks I do is to “Block Time” on my calendar. I usually do this at the beginning of each […]