Two Chrome features to make you look smart

Picture this….You’re researching a competitor, reading industry news, learning how to make something new, learning how to fix something that broke, or just randomly consuming content someone else created for your entertainment. Oh wait, you don’t have to picture it, you’re probably doing it right now.  You use Chrome as Read More …

Scribble Scrabble

Scribble Scrabble? Two thoughts collided during my self-reflection this week. It started with an article from David Pierce at the Wall Street Journal about handwriting. Pierce explores the effects of the digital world on our penmanship scribble scrabble. He provides a well-framed set of options for getting the written word Read More …

Corralling your task list and action items

The Chaotic Symphony. Throughout the course of a typical week in the office I attract action items and tasks like mosquitos on a summer night. They appear from every direction and often without notice as part of what I call organizational entropy. Most professional workers today have this dilemma because Read More …

Open space – Private space

Open spaces in the office? I’ve started reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Part 1 of the book, titled “Extrovert Ideal”, suggests that American society is dominated by those who project, present, and socialize well with large groups. Cain gives Read More …