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...

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.  ...

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...

The Future of Jobs (and Productivity!)

Jobs.  What will they be like in the future?   I recently had to go to physical therapy for an arm injury.  I swear this is relevant.   During my at-home stretching and exercises, I watched a lot of TED talks.  The timer at the bottom of the video window...