While I've always been an advocate of spreading knowledge and skills to a broader audience especially within the business, the power of the Power Platform does raise concerns and considerations that must be addressed to avoid a chaos scenario of solutions.
One of the things I've discovered over the years is the "flow" of my notes is as important as the content. What do I mean by flow? Let's dig into this. There's normally two times I'm actively taking notes: when discussing or meeting with others and when I'm brainstorming ideas. In either case there is … Continue reading Do your notes flow?
The Being Productive podcast is on the air after a brief hiatus and the push is to make it better than ever. I've seen an impact from some episodes and not so much from others so I'll be taking a close look at the data to make sure the content coming out is the most … Continue reading A new beginning for an old show
It's safe to say that at some point we all feel like we're not in change of what's going on in our lives. For some that's a rare occasion but for most it's a far more frequent occurrence. In this "year of growing up" (that's the tagline I've been using for 2019 for reasons I'll … Continue reading Putting yourself in charge
"Does it spark joy?" If you've done anything in the organization or productivity space you've heard this phrase from the popular organizer Marie Kondo. While I haven't gone down the complete rabbit hole yet I have been making a concerted effort to get my physical clutter challenges under control. A few things have started to … Continue reading Managing Physical Clutter
I'm still on the Notion bandwagon, regardless of some of the issues they've been dealing with as of late (slow development, performance, etc.) and no better example of that is my counting on Notion on my recent vacation. I needed to keep track of maps, travel itineraries, currency exchanges, menus, hotels, airlines, customs, expenses...the list … Continue reading Using Notion for Travel Planning
The plethora of productivity tools in the marketplace, from small single-user solutions up to enterprise wide platforms, creates an environment of confusion when it comes to implementation. Do these sound familiar: What does this tool do? How can I use it? Does it have the features I need? What features DO I need?Who is going … Continue reading A tool without a plan is worse than no tool at all