SMART Goals – A Primer

SMART Goals

If you work in the corporate world, you have almost certainly heard “SMART” thrown around as a goal-related acronym for years.  Despite its prevalence in corporate circles, I have found that many students, small business employees and even entrepreneurs are not familiar with the term. SMART Goals:  Basics “SMART Goals” is a term first used [...]

Evernote Email – Better with Gmail!

Evernote Email via Gmail

Overview:  For those of you who use both Gmail and Evernote, here is a little tip combining some of their lesser-used features for an easy productivity boost: Use Gmail’s Filtering and Forwarding capabilities to create an Evernote Email address that is easy to remember! For seasoned veterans that already use both, the following instructions should [...]

10 Tips to Energize at Work

Energize at the Office

Inc. Magazine recently posted an article on their website with 10 tips to “Super Charge Your Energy at Work”.  For their full description, hop over to their article, but here are their tips in brief: Start Your Day With a Workout Take a 20-minute Power Nap Remove All Personal Grudges Take a 15-minute Humor Break [...]

Music for Productivity

Music for Productivity

With the rise in digital music, we increasingly wrap ourselves in music through the course of each day.  First with MP3′s and iPods, now with smartphones and streaming music services – we put our headphones on and use the music to block out the world around us… whether at home, at the gym, or at [...]