Working Smart concepts and ideas for the greatest efficiently and effectively.
To work smart, it’s important to know the difference between working effectively and working efficiently. I’m amazed at how many people don’t know or understand the difference between the two. I had a manager one time who didn’t understand the difference and thought they were the same. He was very efficient at checking and replying to Emails on his phone, but this distracted him from being effective in producing the […]
There comes a time when you have to change service providers for one reason or another. But changing virtual mailbox service providers is a little more difficult than changing your Electric or Gas Company. In the last few months I’ve just gone through this pain as I changed from Earth Class Mail to the Traveling Mailbox. The reason for my change was purely economic. Earth Class Mail has just emerged […]
In my effort to free up time,work smart and smell the roses, I use a Virtual Assistant. When I first heard of Virtual Assistants, I was hard pressed to know how to use them. The more I thought about them, the more I realized how useful they can actually be. Furthermore, I began to realize how much time they could save me. Fast forward to today, I’ve tried and still […]
I often have difficulty sleeping well while traveling. Whether I’m jet lag, wired, or in strange surroundings sleeping strange bed, sleeping is hard. At one point in my traveling career, my hotel insomnia became so bad that I had to do something. So, after seeing my doctor, I did some research. My research findings make common sense, while others are quite surprising. Some of my conclusions are below which you […]
I manage my email a similar way as I manage my inbound telephone calls. I like to think of it as training people who email me. One of the best ways you can do this is by responding to email at certain times of the day and not when they arrive in your inbox. You may think its super-efficient to reply to emails when they arrive in your inbox, but […]
I’ve always been an early adopter of technology and back in 1989 was when I bought my first cell phone. Cell phones were simple back then; they just made and received telephone calls. They were also a lot more expensive too, ranging anywhere from $0.30 to $0.50 per minute. As you can see from the expense the popularity of the cell phone was not that great back in the late […]