Category: Organization and Productivity
Inspiration and Information: Your Link Collections!
Are you in need of some fresh writing inspiration? It might already be waiting for you - right there in your browser's bookmarks! The writing inspiration in your bookmarks I usually surf the www, and I find interesting sites (blog posts, articles, tutorials). I bookmark them... and bookmark another one... and bookmark something else to… Continue reading Inspiration and Information: Your Link Collections!
This Week, I’ve been Sweating (… the Small Stuff!)
It is another hot (surprise!!) summer day here in Florida - but this particular blog post is less about perspiration and more about organizing. Self-organization, to be exact. Self-Organization: "Priorities" and "The Big Picture" vs. "Sweating the Small Stuff" (?) When it comes to organizing (be it yourself or something/someone else), setting priorities and recognizing… Continue reading This Week, I’ve been Sweating (… the Small Stuff!)
Time Management – not only for Freelancers
I like this article about time management over at the Harvard Business Review – and since this can easily become an issue, and not only for freelancers…
10 Keyboard Hacks that will (sort of) change your Life… or at least simplify your Computer Navigation
...are being presented to us by the people from Refinery29. Not that I would go so far to claim they will, you know, change your life... but they are surely handy to have.
Schedule your (Blog) Content in Advance
I must not neglect my blog I must not neglect my blog I must not neglect my blog I must not neglect... ~~~ If you are anything like me, your blogging is filled with a certain amount of content (i.e. posts) and ... uhm... good intentions. You KNOW that your blog/website/Facebook page is a major… Continue reading Schedule your (Blog) Content in Advance
“Do as I say, don’t do as I -“… uhm … well …
I have been breaking quite a few rules recently ... at least according to those rules that I like to convey to clients: update your blog REGULARLY update your Social Media REGULARLY provide useful/interesting content participate in networking events on- and offline ... to just name a few. I've been recently involved in a major… Continue reading “Do as I say, don’t do as I -“… uhm … well …
So manche von uns haben Phasen, in denen wir beim Schreiben eher langsam vorankommen, und wir werden immer wieder ganz neidisch ehrfürchtig, wenn wir etwas über die scheinbar typischen Arbeitstage anderer Autorenkollegen lesen, die Stunden und Stunden schreiben können und dabei tausende Worte an Content produzieren - und das täglich! Das Problem ist nicht, dass… Continue reading Die Ein-Satz-pro-Tag-Strategie
How to get paid when you do Business internationally
Have you ever tried to send money from a German bank account to an American one? Let me tell you: It can be a pain in the a... no... neck, no... wallet! As someone who has been hopping between two continents for several years, I have had that experience several times. I also experienced that… Continue reading How to get paid when you do Business internationally
Harvard Business Review: “Why remote Work thrives in some Companies and fails in others”
Needless to say, it is in my own interest to promote the idea of remote working/online working. Still, there is only so much one can do virtually... and in favour of taking a step back to get a look at the proverbial "bigger picture": "Why Remote Work Thrives in Some Companies and Fails in Others"
How do you manage your Bookmarks?
[Free download] If you are anything like me, you like surfing the net, you read discussion forums on social media, you do your research – and you keep finding interesting articles worth reading, links to useful resources, tools, providers etc. So you bookmark them in your browser, try to find some proper tag words etc.,… Continue reading How do you manage your Bookmarks?
…as if it were on Purpose!
About Time Management – not only for Writers
I just found this article about time management over at the Harvard Business Review - and since I am sort of prone to time management issues as well...
I have a confession to make: I can sometimes be verrrrrrrrrrrry slow about my writing. Often... I mean, I find myself in total awe when reading about the supposedly typical working day of other writers, who can write for hours and hours and somehow manage to produce content that is thousands of words worth -… Continue reading The One-Sentence-a-Day-Strategy