Automatic Follow-ups for Your Email

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Have you ever sent an email to someone asking them to complete a task or do you a favor? What usually happens after that email has been sent? For me it's usually one of the following; 1- I keep the original email in my inbox as a reminder to eventually follow up with them 2- I set a reminder on my Google Calendar to follow up 3- I totally forget about the matter and hope that they follow through with my email request

Why Announcing Your Personal Goals May Be A Bad Idea

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Almost every business article you read about goal setting suggests that you tell anyone and everyone what your personal goals are. The reasoning is that the more people that know your goals, the more people you need to prove to that you can actually carry out that goal. Having lots of people who are ready to laugh at you when you don't reach your goals sounds like a great motivator for staying on track.

How to Stay Organized

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I have been on struggle street for years when it comes to organization for myself and my workspace. I usually run into the same problem most of us half-assed, partially organized people do. I start neat and orderly and slowly degrade into a rat's nest within a few weeks. I eventually get fed up and organize myself again only to repeat history time and time again. I have tried almost every method to organize myself one can think of, including PDA’s, a pocket full of post it’s and dozens of online to do lists and organizers.

Making Productive use of Your Time

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I commute nearly 30 minutes to and from my business each day, what a way to make more productive use of my time. Instead of earning my graduate degree in 80’s Hair Band lyrics, I was inside my own mobile classroom.. Fast forward 24 months and 48 audio books later.

How to Become Productive Again (or is your smartphone making you stupid)

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How many times a day do you check your email? Have you ever stopped mid conversation while speaking with someone to check and see who just sent you a message on your Blackberry? Not only is this rude, but it may be making you stupid.

5 Reasons your Small Business should switch to VOIP Technology

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Depending on your business, your telecommunication costs can eat up a sizable chunk of your budget. Over the last few years VOIP technology has really come of age as costs keep getting lower and service keeps getting better. Listed below are the 5 reasons you should consider making the switch to VOIP technology for your business.