While packing for a trip to Upstate New York to see my parents, I took my time selecting what would go and what would stay at home. The end result was a small rolling carry on and a large purse. For eight days. The process of narrowing down what I needed actually took me about three hours, … [Read more...] about 8 Days and No Checked Bags
I have email archives going back nearly twenty years. They were exported out of various clients over time, most notoriously Microsoft Outlook (not Express). In early 2009 I switched to Thunderbird and was certain I'd found the best client for handling the vast amount of correspondence I receive … [Read more...] about Postbox 2: Best Email Client for PC and Mac
If you've been relying on the Print Screen key and PhotoShop (or other graphics program) to capture and perform basic edits for online graphics, you're wasting a great deal of time. The first time I tried Snagit (TechSmith) was to take screen shots of the Miva Merchant admin when writing the … [Read more...] about Snagit – Capture, Size, Crop and More…
Each week I pick 5 key folk to follow on the web (and Twitter) based on a selected topic. Success. It's something for which we all aim. We read books, articles and listen to motivational speakers, usually only when we make the time. If you're looking for daily guidance or inspiration, follow … [Read more...] about Follow Friday 5: Setting Yourself Up for Success
Weighing the pros and cons is recommended of nearly any type of business opportunity. But how many of you actually sit down and build a list? Research shows that writing things down make issues more "real" and, in turn, make us think of more details and/or questions. Do you practice the creation … [Read more...] about Question of the Week: Do You Use Pros/Cons Lists?
There are many reasons one might need to take a snapshot of a web page. Most often, it's to archive existing content or keep track of page variations. While Google and other sites cache web pages, the best way to ensure you've got a timestamped copy of any page is to capture it yourself. Here are … [Read more...] about Taking “Snapshots” of Web Pages
We all face it at some point in our lives... Procrastination: the act of putting off even the most urgent of tasks until a later time. Procrastination is a killer, especially in business. I always thought I was one of those uber-creative folks who worked better under pressure. As it turns out, my … [Read more...] about Question of the Week: How Do You Kill Procrastination?
I talk a great deal about Palm's webOS because I rely heavily on it for business. With the ever-growing need to stay connected and organized, more and more business people need to adopt mobile devices. That doesn't mean, though, that we need to work harder; we simply need to work smarter. … [Read more...] about 10 Ways My Palm Pre Plus Has Changed My Life