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Why Digital Books Beat Physical Books

Why Digital Books Beat Physical Books

I love to read. And I still hear the debate come up as to whether digital books are better than physical books. In my case, I love to read and I absolutely love digital books. Why? I love to highlight phrases, sentences or whole sections. When I highlight I am thinking “if I was to ... Read More
 

Two By Two

If you are not a software developer, I encourage you to read this post anyways. Stick with me and I’ll do my best to make it worth your while… Software development is better when two developers work together. Called “pair programming”, the agile software development practice literally has two developers on the same computer. Blockages ... Read More
 
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