Blog Archives

My Modified Cornell Note-taking System


One of my high school teachers introduced the Cornell Note-taking System to us.  To be honest, at the time I rarely read any of the required reading and took minimal notes so I did not think much about it.  It

Posted in Business, Life, Time Management Tagged with: , ,

Implementing Getting Things Done (GTD) in Gmail


One thing that you will notice with GTD (Getting Things Done) is that it is a strategy to follow, but it can be implemented in numerous different ways.  One struggle I see many people have is finding an implementation that

Posted in Business, Real Estate, Software Development, Time Management Tagged with: , , , , ,

My Top 10 Books


I read a lot of books.  Most of my reading is not “fun” reading (as my wife would describe).  I generally read books on the topic of self improvement, motivation, finance, business, software development, etc.  I really enjoy learning and

Posted in Book Reviews, Business, Financial, Health/Fitness, Lean/Agile, Life, Real Estate, Software Development, Time Management

Why You Should Use Multiple Monitors


Phase 1 – 1 Monitor (1994 – 2012) For years, I have used a single monitor and never thought twice about using 2 or more monitors.  From the time I first started using a computer (I think I was ~10

Posted in Business, Lean/Agile, Time Management Tagged with: , , ,

Book Review: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen


I read quite a few books.  For the most part, books within the same topic area generally contain the same content, each with a slightly different twist or tips that another did not have.  This is not necessarily a problem,

Posted in Book Reviews, Business, Real Estate, Time Management Tagged with: , , ,

Why You Should Be Using Dropbox


Have you ever created a document in your office but then needed it on another computer at home?  Or on your phone while out with a client?  Ever had a hard drive crash and lost all of your documents? In

Posted in Business, Real Estate, Time Management Tagged with: , , ,