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5 Ways to Stop Being Distracted by Phone Notifications

5 Ways to Stop Being Distracted by Phone Notifications

April 15, 2014
Recently I was sitting in a meeting when my phone lit up with a new incoming notification. Not wanting to be distracted, I closed the notification without unlocking my phone. When I glanced back up I realized that I didn’t hear an important update. I had not even engaged with the notification but in those few seconds I became distracted and had to ask for the update to be repeated. Sound familiar? This scenario has happened to all of us. It…
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Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

April 8, 2014
One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing. Over the last few months I have had several friends encourage me to create more because they have either learned or been inspired by something I have shared. There are many different ways that I could create this information but before doing that I need to know more about YOU. Your needs, interests and types of content you enjoy consuming. Your inpu…
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Understanding Daily Routines to Increase Productivity

Understanding Daily Routines to Increase Productivity

December 2, 2013
In the past when I would evaluate my schedule in an effort to optimize my time, I would consider only the working hours of the day. For me, this is between 7:30a-5:30p. During those hours, I timeblock my schedule including reading/research time, set times to process email, time to plan for the upcoming day and more. Though I thought about what I wanted or needed to get done outside of those hours, I rarely scheduled it, with the exception of pers…
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Don't Focus on the Upcoming Year's Predictions

Don’t Focus on the Upcoming Year’s Predictions

November 30, 2013
It’s that time of the year when predictions begin dominating the content that is being shared. I predict you are about to read some predictions. — Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) November 30, 2013 While the onslaught of prediction posts becomes tiresome, predictions are valuable as companies are working on what key initiatives they will be focusing their spend on in the upcoming year. These predictions are usually from industry leaders an…
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Stop Making Yourself Feel Guilty After the Holidays

Stop Making Yourself Feel Guilty After the Holidays

November 29, 2013
Did you eat until you could barely move? Great job! Did you wake up feeling guilty this morning? Stop. It is important that you don’t make yourself feel guilty for enjoying the holidays with your family and friends. There are only a few times per year that you have a large holiday dinner, with Thanksgiving being the largest feast of them all. Enjoy these chances to spend time with your friends, family and those closest to you. Don’t look in th…
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Twitter Homepage Refresh

If you’re new here or just an old friend, I’d love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!Since many of you probably use a third-party application like TweetDeck or Seesmic, you may not log into the Twitter homepage that often anymore.  Well, […]

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How I Use Delicious

Recently I’ve been asked a lot more about social bookmarking and the way in which I use it.  My social bookmarking platform-of-choice is Delicious.  I’ve used it since it’s early days and continue to find it to be the best tool for managing my bookmarks.  There are several other choices but Delicious remains the most […]

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Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search

One of the primary websites that I check throughout the day is Google News.  I have been in love with this website as a source of news since it was released several years ago.  It allows me to quickly see what’s going on in the world and if a particular story interests me, I can […]

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Tips for Eating Healthy While Workshifting

This was originally posted on workshifting.com but thought it might be useful and interesting over here too.  If you haven’t checked out workshifting.com yet, please subscribe and let me know what you think. As a web commuter we spend most of our time in cafes, airports, hotels, flying, driving, or a number of other places and modes […]

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10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

This post is a collaboration between Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser and Max Gladwell‘s “10 Ways” series. The post is being simultaneously published across more than 100 blogs. Social media is about connecting people and providing the tools necessary to have a conversation. That global conversation is an extremely powerful platform for spreading […]

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