Email vs. Instant Messaging: A Cage Fight

Any idiot with a computer and a webcam can have a YouTube channel.  I am no exception.  Some of the YouTube commenters are on topic.  Sometimes, the responses make me question my faith in humanity.   A recent commenter, nicknamed (I assume) Issie Wizzie, brought up a...

Meditation for Productivity

Stress + Rest = Growth Stress?  Got it covered. Growth?  Oh yeah. Rest?  Huh?   In the book Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, the growth equation is Stress + Rest = Growth.  It is a model of human development.  We grow our skills (and muscles)...

7 Daily Habits of the Mobile Worker

Where are you right now as you read this article?  Are you in your office, a waiting room, a coffee shop? Technology and internet access have made working away from the office a reality.  It has become a goal for many professionals to be 100% mobile workers.   How...

Let your Calendar be the Bad Guy

I promise I wasn’t eavesdropping. Or maybe I was. Let’s just say I overheard an intriguing conversation after a networking lunch recently.   Person One:  Do you have time to do blah, blah, blah?  The meeting is on Thursday at 3:00. Person Two:  Well, I don’t know. ...