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Disconnecting … and reconnecting

November 27, 2013


As I plan to overindulge in food and holiday cheer this long Thanksgiving weekend, I also plan to curtail my digital gluttony by unplugging from the online world for a bit. I hope this plan helps to slow things down and bring a bit more focus to my life and my thinking. This idea came […]

I was going to blog about being too busy to blog

September 11, 2013


But then I read this post from Harvard Business Review. I hope you aren’t too busy to read it. But just in case you are, here’s a taste: To assume that being “busy” (at this point it has totally lost its meaning) is cool, or brag-worthy, or tweetable, is ridiculous. By lobbing these brags, endlessly puffing […]

Labor Day thoughts: Relax, and enjoy your work

September 2, 2013


Combing through my zillions of Twitter favorites this Labor Day morning, I ran across these two gems from last February. Both posts seemed to be appropriate reads for this day set aside to honor and recognize the achievements of the American worker, so I thought I’d share them. If you’re off the grid for this […]

On digital hoarding

January 24, 2013


When I read this morning’s ReadWriteWeb post about digital hoarding by Taylor Hatmaker, I discovered a kindred spirit amid the sea of inbox zero fanatics and Evernote acolytes. For I, like Hatmaker, collect digital scraps of information for later reading and action, but it piles up in the cloud, unread and unacted upon. My collection of […]

On getting organized in 2013

December 29, 2012


With the approach of every New Year, as we flip the calendar’s page from December to January, many of us start to rethink the way we do things. We start thinking about a way to reboot. We start thinking about ways to improve — our health, our relationships, our outlook on life, our work. As […]


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