Simplify Blog Reading With Mr. Reader


It isn’t often I rave about software. But I found something that has taken my blog reading and made it so easy that I actually look forward to processing all my feeds!

I stumbled upon this after another round of Pocket/Pinboard left me frustrated with my blog reading. I looked in the App Store for “Google Reader” and “Pinboard” and Mr. Reader popped up. I figured it couldn’t be any worse than what I was using, so I plopped down my money and decided to give it a run.

It exceeded all of my expectations.


Boost Your Productivity By Tracking Threads


Having one thing to track is fine. Having dozens at various stages in a process, and having to keep track of where each one is, can be a nightmare.

Today’s productivity tip is a simple thing I have been doing to not lose track of the threads of things moving through a process.


Night Owl Strategies for Successful Mornings


There are many articles out there about how to successfully start your day. Most of them assume that you are chipper and wide awake as soon as your feet hit the floor. In other words, they assume you are a morning person.

I am not a morning person. And I don’t believe that you can necessarily become one. However, that doesn’t mean that non-morning people can’t have successful starts to their days.

Here are ways that we can adapt the morning-person strategies and give us the same advantages for our days.


Simplify Time Calculations With Calcloc


As a consultant, how I bill my time is important. And in order to bill properly, I have know calculate properly.

Calculating time can be a pain in the neck. 60 minutes, plus all the increments therein…nothing goes nicely to base 10. In the past I have just resorted to working in quarter hour increments. But even that can get tricky, adding increments up on the calculator.

That’s where Calcloc steps in to fill the breach. Calcloc is a calculator that can handle native time calculations.