A Love Letter to Outlook Tasks

Dear Outlook Tasks,   We first met in the early 2000s.  I came from a Lotus Notes world, and you were there to welcome me to civilization. You sat in the lower left-hand corner of my screen. You beckoned me with promises of productivity, but I ignored you.   You were...

Podcasts: Productivity in your Earbuds

Guest Post by Shannon Martin, Director of Communications for Podbean Do you have a growing stack of unread books? Are there topics you’d love to learn more about but wonder where you’ll find time? Enter….Podcasts! The Serial podcast brought podcasting further into the...

How often should you process email? VIDEO

In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias reads an excerpt from her book, ‘Conquer Your Email Today…because there is no tomorrow‘. Are you paying constant attention to your email? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she expands on her concept of appropriate responsiveness...

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...