Most people try to make lists of things to-do, but not all of us actually do them. What’s the best practice for putting something on your to-do list? Verb-Subject: If you can, try to write every to do item as an action word followed by a specific noun. So instead of putting “report”, write out […]
I know it sounds crazy, but I can guarantee you that I can’t meet you for the next two weeks. My calendar is full. That’s because every Monday morning, I go through and confirm that I have all my time blocked out for the next two weeks. If there’s a gap in my day between […]
It’s often said that time is the most important and fundamental of all resources. Time is money, but unlike money you cannot borrow time, you cannot save it up, you cannot earn interest on your time and once its gone you cannot get a refund. That may be why lost time is among the most […]
I have to admit, I love the Sent Items folder in my email program. I keep it open all the time, with the most recently delivered messages right at the top. I keep at least a full twelve months of messages before archiving them, which might sound surprising. Why should I care about paying attention […]
We live in the Google generation. It is truly wonderful to be able to search for the truth when you’re arguing about trivial facts. However, the accessibility of search can also be our downfall. There are some pieces of information which shouldn’t be found by searching.
Whether you’re a fan of the sport or just happen to catch late night clips when you’re getting ready for bed, anyone can appreciate some well-choreographed swordplay between two masters. One of my favorite parts of these battles is not just the skill or the elegance, but the honor of the participants. They both follow […]