Category "Simplicity"

🔍Read Full Article Learn to write succinctly to enhance communication skills

Learn to write succinctly to enhance communication skills

0 Comments 🕔09:13, 17.May 2011

Many people have a difficult time being able to summarize their thoughts into a clear, simple sentence that is both coherent and succinct. It is in our nature to expand a single sentence into three sentences. Why? It’s not because we are all novelists or poets writing 10 descriptive words about a single flower without writing it is a flower, it is primarily because people have a difficult time dropping inconsequential details and words. Additionally,

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🔍Read Full Article A Millennials Computer

A Millennials Computer

1 Comment 🕔12:21, 28.Nov 2010

My proclivities toward only purchasing Apple equipment aside, the MacBook Air screams Gen Y. Ignoring the fact that studies show Millennials have a greater tendency to remain brand loyal and are therefore willing to pay more for products they feel are ecofriendly and sensible, the MacBook Air is essentially built to meet their discrete requirements. Many will have you believe the MacBook Air is built with the business traveler in mind, and this very well might

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🔍Read Full Article Streamline Your Business Systems

Streamline Your Business Systems

0 Comments 🕔22:00, 23.Oct 2010

Over the last few months I have been looking to streamline my business to the absolute necessities. I set out to accomplish two primary goals: (1) reduce expenses and (2) reduce administrative overhead, both constraints must be accomplished or I will not proceed with a given process redesign. My lofty goal; operate on a budget for less than $500 a month and free-up time. In the consulting business there is really only a handful of tools

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🔍Read Full Article Disconnected

Disconnected

2 Comments 🕔11:57, 17.Oct 2010

I was recently reading an article over at LifeHacker about the real/perceived benefits of moving to a simplified lifestyle. Rarely do I make my way through the comments as frankly, I am not interested in what most readers have to write, however one of the very first comments got my attention. Not for its wittiness or profound insight, rather for its absolute stupidity. Its one of those moments that ones head actually hurts after reading. The

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🔍Read Full Article Analytical Approach to RSS Efficiency

Analytical Approach to RSS Efficiency

0 Comments 🕔19:22, 19.Sep 2010

Being an avid news hound, I subscribe to a lot of news sites and blogs. I do keep tabs on how many newsfeeds I subscribe to, but in general, I have about 20 at any given time. Everything from LifeHacker to The Wall Street Journal, in essence I try to keep an eclectic and broad spectrum. Two concerns I have been having over the last few months are (1) how much of my time is being

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🔍Read Full Article Task Management: Do We Complicate the Task at Hand?

Task Management: Do We Complicate the Task at Hand?

0 Comments 🕔13:15, 09.Sep 2010

As I have written about before, there are a number of task management applications available for just about every platform imaginable. Of course, the simplest form being pen and paper. This is not a bad solution for many and sometimes the most logical way to go. However, even with the pen and paper method, there is a right and wrong way to take and record notes. Ask any successful college student and they’ll tell you that

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