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Apple Watch, Microsoft Band – Why would you want one?

Apple Watch, Microsoft Band – Why would you want one?

Apple, Microsoft, Fitbit, Garmin… everyone wants us to be connected and measured by their device. Why would you want one? Why do I love them? For those into exercise, the measurement of our workouts and even passive movement is often reason alone. I won’t take the time to justify or debate that here. The benefits ... Read More
 
Why I Love Trello!

Why I Love Trello!

Trello is my favorite project management tool. It presents a visual board of cards. Cards can be organized into columns. You can move cards up and down a column. I do so to indicate priority. You can move cards from one column to any other column. I do so to indicate process flow. Set up ... Read More
 
The easiest way to increase your productivity today

The easiest way to increase your productivity today

The best ideas are often the simplest. Ivy Lee was a consultant to the big industrial companies many years ago. He went to visit Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Company. During their meeting, Lee promised increased productivity with a simple method. He offered his counsel to Schwab for free, and asked that Charles ... Read More
 
Putting a DENT in the Universe

Putting a DENT in the Universe

Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist David Horsey has done a masterful job summarizing DENT. It is no surprise that many are listing DENT as one that belongs on your conference list, no matter how short your list is. Here is his article from the LA Times this week. Bravo to Jason Preston and Steve Broback. Dent was, ... Read More
 
An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

As the calendar moves forward from 2014 to 2015, take the time to reflect on what made 2014 a blessed year… even if everything did not turn out as planned. Maya Angelou talked about cultivating an “Attitude of Gratitude” and I truly believe this can make a difference in our lives. Fear and Gratitude cannot ... Read More