Productivity

Email Hack: Check Your Email First Thing In The Morning

Email Hack: Check Your Email First Thing In The Morning Every productivity guru, every productivity book, every productivity hack I ever read, say the same thing “Do NOT check your email first thing in the morning”. I disagree. I understand why they tell us not to do it but I am also pretty damn sure 95%(…)

The Reason To Switch To Windows 8

There was a post that I read a few weeks ago (and can’t find anymore), but the premise of the post is that there are certain applications on each platform (windows, mac, linux) that are so good that people are willing to switch to that platform or at least are stopped from switching away from(…)

Geeks use Keyboard Shortcuts

If you are using the mouse to copy and paste then this site is not for you. And for Pete’s sake learn some shortcuts. I have release the second version my keyboard shortcuts site that was featured on Microsoft’s Ajax showcase. The site is now running on ASP.net 3.5 using all kind of neat features(…)

Laser-Sharp Focus

Laser-Sharp Focus

Now that I have no income and very soon I will start feeling the heat, I need to develop a laser-sharp focus super-power. photo credit: Stephen Jefferson Here are the steps I am taking to reduce distractions and stay focused and productive: I unsubscribed from 95% of the feeds – my Google reader is lean(…)

Get Things Done with Outlook 2007

Get Things Done with Outlook 2007

I start reading the Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity book and doing some research online about GTD. I love the concept which is really common sense (at least to me) and in one way or another I have been doing that all along. Anyhow, I needed to implement GTD using software, so(…)