This piece was originally published in the Packet Pushers’ Human Infrastructure Magazine, a publication about the human side of working in technology. HIM is sent every other week or so to Packet Pushers Ignition members. Sign up for free. I recently tweeted… I’ve become okay with only having so much time in my schedule. Would […]
I like to meet other’s expectations, and have them think cuddly, happy thoughts about what a swell person I am. I know that when I send an email, I hope to get a response. Therefore, when I receive an e-mail, my natural inclination is to respond.
Stayfocusd is a useful Chrome extension for filtering time-wasting websites. It’s a progressive step towards deleting social media accounts entirely.
How I can create deep content if my mind is usually in a broken mirror state, challenged by outside thoughts and ideas all of the time?
Task managers are tools that allow you to maintain organized lists of the things you need to do. Over the last couple of months, I have shifted my workflow to revolve around a task manager. That means that what I do each day is driven by the tasks that are on my list. If the […]
I’ve recently admitted to myself that my ineptitude with my inbox is due largely to procrastination. That is, I can’t face the task that a particular inbox message presents, and thus I ignore the message. With this admission comes a desire to reach inbox zero each and every day. I don’t like my productivity squashed […]
As a technical writer, you’re not writing to impress your peers–those people who already know what you know. Rather, you’re writing for your audience. Think of them.
The oddest thing was the realization that with all of the negative press around Uber in the last year, I rather despise the company anyway. If even half the reports are true, there is no redemption for their corporate culture.