Merlin Mann and the Hipster PDA

I’m a very big fan of Merlin Mann of 43folders, especially for his writings and talks about David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) system as well as Merlin’s Inbox Zero methodology. But one of my favorite “techie” things is the Hipster PDA. This is really nothing new but I find that in addition to all of the different tech toys…

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Dream of an Empty Inbox

How many messages are in your email inbox right now? Seriously, I have seen too many people become completely overwhelmed by the onslaught of email. Just because it is digital doesn’t give you an excuse to become an e-packrat. And once your email inbox gets too deep to manage, what do you do? You probably scroll up and down to…

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Close your email program

Don’t get me wrong, email is a fantastic communication tool and I wish that everyone used email. But too often I see email as a constant distraction. Think about this…You have Outlook open in the background and you start to do some productive work and only 5 minutes later, the new message sound goes off or alert pops up on…

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