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You walk to the curb and take the mail from your mailbox. When you walk away from that mailbox, it is empty! Better yet, it’s not empty just one day; it’s empty at the end of every day. Wouldn’t it...
How many times have you clicked “Send” on an email and then realize you forgot the attachment? The whole reason for the email was the attachment, and you did such a masterful job of explaining all about it. When you...
In the last post, iPhone owners who use Toodledo learned how they can use Siri’s “remind me” command to enter tasks into Toodledo. This post is for Android owners. We examine how to use Google Now, in conjunction with IFTTT to enter tasks...
To-do lists are good, and to-do lists which are easy to use are great. What is easy to do gets done; that’s human nature. “Easy” takes a variety of forms for various people. When a new “to-do” arrives, some people:...
“What is the Greatest Challenge You are Facing Today?” That was the question Learning Forward President Stephanie Hirsh posed to attendees at December’s annual convention in Dallas. Using Poll Everywhere to gather responses, the answer to that question was available...
I have been a user of tickler files for over 30 years recommend them in my “5 Keys to Organization & Time Management” workshop. I was delighted to see a colleague write about his experience with tickler files after attending...
School lockers have traditionally been tall and narrow. Books find themselves stacked one on top of the other. The needed book is always the one on the bottom of the pile. Meanwhile, the upper two-thirds of the locker is nothing...
Change is difficult for most of us. How convenient it had been to simply pick up the receiver and tell the operator who we wanted to “ring up.” We remember fondly watching the reruns of Andy picking up the receiver...
You probably received a few gift cards for Christmas, and are hopefully enjoying their use. The last post talked about how to keep them from being among the billion dollars’ worth of cards which go unused. This short follow-up adds an...
Christmas has passed, and if you are like me, you have received gift cards to your favorite restaurants. In addition, you may be a subscriber to Groupon, Living Social, or a similar program allowing you to buy meal vouchers at...