“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.” Continue reading “Living Life, Working Smarter and the Window-Dressing of Long Office Hours”
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? Continue reading “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. Continue reading “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. Continue reading “Why I Deleted the Vaunted Mailbox App”