Get your inbox to zero & increase productivity

Get your inbox to zero & increase productivity

IF you are like me, you need to get your inbox to zero. That means, to zero messages. Leaving messages in the inbox for any period often results in no action at all. Taking your inbox to zero frees you from storing messages with multiple replies. They often make up...
Walking the dog – great multi-tasking time

Walking the dog – great multi-tasking time

Walking the dog is incredibly productive, and healthy for both you and Fido! Multi-tasking when walking the dog is the perfect productivity task. Just think about how many things you can accomplish during your time together? Benefits to walking the dog You have time...
Are you a productive person?

Are you a productive person?

Do you consider yourself a productive person? Are you working all the time, or do you ignore work letting it pile up on your to-do list in your head? Do you dream of having freedom to enjoy the fruit of your labor? Or do you find yourself working non-stop, sacrificing...
Community interaction as an introvert

Community interaction as an introvert

Engaging in community challenges those of us that are introverts. Yes, I am an introvert, despite my ability to be very public (which is often very uncomfortable for me). My entrepreneurial tendencies force me to engage in the community, despite wanting to stay home,...
Working from Home

Working from Home

It turns out that working from home is a real downer on my list because I've embraced the comradery that comes from working in the Vault, a co-working community setup in the NewBo district of Cedar Rapids. Working from home provides no interaction with great people...
Changing the flow of our daily life

Changing the flow of our daily life

Last weekend we as a community moved dirt and sand to shore up over 10 miles of exposure from a dangerous flood. The Weather Channel reporters said they have never before seen such an event happen in a community facing an impending disaster as we were about to...