To tag or not to tag, this question has been the topic of many heated debate and discussion on the Internet ever since the concept of tagging first appeared. With the inclusion of built in support for tag in Apple’s latest OS X (Mavericks) operating system, Apple has made this debate more pressing by essentially legitimising and approving the use of tag for the mass market.
As strange as it sounds, I have recently discovered the joy and wonder of listening to Podcast. As a time poor, sleep deprived father of two, it has allowed me to keep abreat of current, relevant contents and news and changed the way I consume information.
Regardless of whether you are a Mac or Windows user, the challenges around how to effectively organise your files and folders can be a daunting and complex one. Whilst there are hundreds of techniques and guidelines, I have found the following 3 tips to be universally useful and relevant that I think everyone can benefit from adopting them today.
Notes capturing have come a
long way since the days of cave painting and moleskin notebook. Not only
has it gone full digital, cross platforms, you can now easily search
notes you created years ago!
Problem is most people aren't aware of what is possible and aren't
really taking advantage of the latest technologies to make their life
For taking notes
during meetings, at a conference or planning for an events or occasion I
simply have not come across a more elegant solution than Simplenote.
For a gadget that no one was
quite sure whether we really needed it, the iPad has certainly been a
huge hit and revolutionised how we consume contents on the go today.
have been a huge fan of the iPad since day one and had taken full
advantage of it to satisfy my information addiction. With it’s unique
form factor, large touch screen and constant connectivity, app
developers have been on a roll, with new innovative apps appearing on a
daily basis. As consumers of information, it means that we can now
consume more content, at more places, with a level of ease never seen
Here are some of the
ways I am using the iPad for content consumption and the apps that I
use to turbo charge my content consumption on the go.
People are often surprised (or
shocked) when they see or find out that I always clear my email box at
the end of every single working day.
almost religious belief in having empty inbox has allowed me to focus
on what is really important and get more done throughout the day.
of how small or insignificant each individual emails are and how
quickly you can scroll through them, people are often distracted (and
often disheartened!) and repeatedly waste their mental energy as they
review their fully stacked inbox numerous times throughout the day. It
is a big drain on productivity and simply a BAD IDEA!
Here are three simple tips that you can try to start reducing the size of your inbox today: