10 10, 2017

How memory impacts your productivity

When I say memory, what do you think of?  Do you think of a computer chip? The human brain? That song from the musical “Cats”? There are many different types of memory When it comes to computer memory, there are two main types, RAM or “Random Access Memory” and Primary Storage Memory. RAM allows the [...]

9 05, 2016

Work by the day, but plan by the week

You’ll never get ahead of the game by only looking at today and never thinking about tomorrow—which is exactly why you need to work by the day, but plan by the week. You choose the best time to do this—when you feel ready to look ahead—Sunday evening seems to work for most. Here are some [...]

16 02, 2016

How to turn your personal digital device into a productive digital device

Zoe’s day looked hectic—so much to get done, and most of it had to be accomplished away from the office—and away from her laptop. For example, on her way to meet with a client, she needed to swing by the pharmacy to pick up a prescription. Then, she had a late lunch with a new [...]

9 12, 2014

What is the Difference Between a Contact Manager and a CRM?

If there was one question that I wish I would get more often it's this: What is the difference between a Contact Manager and a CRM? You may have heard the term contact management as it relates to software for managing interactions with your customers or clients. Most “Contact Managers” or Contact Management Software will [...]

15 07, 2011

Managing Tasks

Managing tasks is one of the keys to productivity in the modern world. For years, software developers and many other time management gurus have tried to teach us how to manage our tasks. Even Microsoft with Outlook tried to provide us with a tool to manage tasks effectively. […]

15 05, 2011

Is There Really Time to Get it All Done?

Is there really time to get to everything on your task list? If you're like most people (myself included) who have a habit of carrying forward dozens of tasks each day, it might feel overwhelming at times to look at that list. I may not be the best at getting everything done every day, but [...]