How to Batch Process Email and Manage Co-Worker Expectations

Which do you think is more productive? This will be the simplest how to you’ll read today. I’m also not going to explain why you should be batch processing email (or batch-processing any other low-value, low-payoff tasks). If you need an explanation, see above. Or, check out either of these two articles (the second one also […]

How to Use Google Keep to Eat Healthy

For those trying to change up their eating habits or for those simply trying to make easier the prospect of regularly eating healthy, there are certainly a few key challenges. Those challenges are: Figuring out what to eat Finding recipes Staying on budget (Myth: healthy food costs so much!) Remembering to take ingredient lists to […]

So Much Time, So Little to Read

Strike that. Reverse it… as Willy Wonka said. Seriously though, how often do you find yourself up to your neck in piles of self-improvement, tech, excel shortcuts, Google Drive tips, food, health or myriad other to-get-to-later articles and listicles… that you’ll actually never get to. Me too. Let’s resolve this, shall we? OK, so I […]

7 Reasons Why Your Inbox is a Terrible To-Do List

Many people — my past self included — operate from their inbox, using it as a to-do list.  I mean, it makes sense; email is generally how most offices communicate and direct work — so why not, right? Here’s why not. 1. You can’t prioritize an inbox (even with Gmail priority inbox) If your inbox […]

Blogs are stupid

Okay, that’s not really what I meant.  I guess what I meant was, the word blog sounds stupid.  It always has — to me, at least.  And since this is my webpage (fine… BLOG), my opinion is currently all that matters.   Also, I think I may be starting off on the wrong foot, as the overtones […]