Tag: productivity

Using your commute time productively

Commuting sucks. It can be stressful and draining, and you literally lose sleep because of it. I’m pretty lucky that I only have long commutes two days a week. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I have to drive out to Columbia, MD from DC, and half of that ride I’m with my wife because I drop […]

How do you deal with distractions from your smartphone?

Distractions are all around us, and most of them can be blamed on that tiny supercomputer in our hands – the smartphone. Obviously, work is where you can be most distracted. Constantly checking your phone for emails, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, or whatever app du jour you’re using can be so detrimental to completing […]

One monitor or more for increased productivity?

I work in an office a couple of days a week, where I have two big¬†monitors. The rest of the week I work from home, where I have two big monitors. Sometimes I work at coffee shops, co-working spaces, and on the road, where I only have my 13″ laptop monitor. I’m not sure if […]

A case study in customer relationship management: Time Doctor

In December 2013, I wrote a guest blog post for the CEA titled “10 Essential Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs to Get Stuff Done” that highlighted the various software tools and other resources that I use on a daily basis to run my startup and consulting business. That post generated a lot of interest (for […]