🔍Read Full Article Are Multitaskers Really More Productive?

Are Multitaskers Really More Productive?

0 Comments 🕔15:47, 08.Jun 2011

I often hear—especially from the Gen Y crowd—that “I am a multitasker” and therefore more productive than those that are not. At face value that makes sense. Someone that can do more than one task at the same time should be able to complete more tasks in less time. Seems logical and even mathematically correct, however a recent study from Stanford University might change your mind. Generation Y professionals grew up in an environment where listening

🔍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,

🔍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

🔍Read Full Article Optimal Number of Monitors to Increase Productivity?

Optimal Number of Monitors to Increase Productivity?

0 Comments 🕔11:58, 19.Nov 2010

In my last post, I explained how one of my monitors temporarily went belly-up. Up until that point, I was running a 3-monitor setup using Apple Cinema Displays. My rationale for having a triple-monitor setup was simple; boost productivity. I felt I was more productive. I was wrong. While I was repairing one of the three monitors, it forced me to transition to two. While it certainly removed the “cool” factor of having a three monitors

🔍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

🔍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