“Pain isn’t God’s way of telling you he’s mad at you. It’s your body’s way of telling you to slow down. If it hurts, don’t keep running on it, because you’ll only destroy it. But, hey, that’s the American way, right? Pushing through pain.” [Read more…] about Living Life, Working Smarter and the Window-Dressing of Long Office Hours
Archives for June 2013
We see billboards while we’re driving down the road; soft drink commercials while we’re waiting to see our favorite movies in the theater; sponsored Tweets while we’re just trying to post a photo of our dinner; and on, and on, and on.
With all of this noise, how can companies effectively reach customers in a way that matters? [Read more…] about The Importance of Being Authentic
iPhones. Blackberries. Gmail. SMS.
There are more ways than ever for businesses to stay in contact with their employees, contractors and clients. And there’s no doubt that technology is allowing many of us to increase productivity and provide better, more timely customer service than ever.
On the flip side, managing the information overload — especially from email — is becoming a major challenge for business owners. [Read more…] about Email Response Time Expectations and the Best Times to ‘Batch” Email Checking [SURVEY]
During the past month or so, I’ve read countless blog posts about the wonders of the new Mailbox app. I’ve read about the app’s million-person waiting list — and the app’sacquisition by Dropbox. I’ve had a friend tell me how the app has change the away he process email.
And so, after weeks of waiting for the app, and then a week of using the app … I deleted it from my iPhone. [Read more…] about Why I Deleted the Vaunted Mailbox App