Why Fancy Hands Might Just Change Your Work Life For The Better

One of the biggest challenges many marketers have is too many things to get done but not enough time to get them done in. And it’s often the “little things” that clutter our todo list, like setting up appointments, editing word documents, researching information, etc. But what if you could get just one more task […]

Interview With Rachel Yoka on Productivity

In the February 2011 issue of SMPS Marketer, I interview Rachel Yoka, Vice President of Strategic Business Planning and Sustainability at TimHaahs. Much of what we talked about couldn’t fit in SMPS Marketer. But I felt the unused portions provided a perspective that would be useful to the HelpEverybodyEveryday readers. In this unpublished piece, we […]

The Complicated Relationship Between Efficient and Effective

After reading a post by Bernie Siben, I got to thinking. Efficiency sometimes gets a bad rap. Efficient means achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. You can do something wrong very efficiently. Or you can do something right, but do it very inefficiently. I think the concept is somewhat misunderstood. Consider this […]

Wrestling Your Inbox and Winning: Strategies to Help You Regain Control of Your Email and Life

The first time I received email was truly a “wow” experience. Staring at a black and white screen at my college computer lab, I exchanged messages instantly to my friends who had traveled to other far off universities. Email was exciting. Every couple of days you would get a new email and it felt like […]