2015 resolutions

5 Resolutions for ’15

By now you’re fully back in the post-holiday work groove, but it’s never too late to make (or follow through) on some 2015 resolutions to make sure that groove doesn’t become a rut. With the sense that there’s probably always room for improvement in these areas, here are 5 resolutions we can all get behind in 2015: 1. Adopt the Email Charter Yeah, I know – I mentioned this in my Christmas Wish List too. But these 10 Rules to Reverse the Email Spiral go a long way to making each day … Read more

A Wonderful Outlook-Gmail Archive Solution

Being a Mac OS person working in a Windows dominated office environment is not always easy. Mac versions of software written for Windows machines are rarely great. It is a challenge to keep my workflow smooth while using a Mac as my main machine at the office. In my former job, we used Kerio Connect for our email services. Kerio saves the organization a healthy amount of money when compared to Microsoft’s Exchange, but with those savings come some big challenges. Not specifically due to Kerio, but a challenge in the workplace nonetheless, is email storage space. Our IT … Read more

Use 22 Colors in Organization And Design

Use 22 Colors in Organization And Design

It was only a matter of time until I shared a great idea from the site that may have served as inspiration for ArtsHacker, and that day has arrived. Do you organize by color coding? In this post on Lifehacker from December 3rd, Whitson Gordon found a chart of 22 colors by Kenneth Kelly that are easy to tell apart. Besides being a possible productivity hack, I’m thinking this is handy tool for a task like choosing colors for venue seating charts. Bonus: look at this comment on the Lifehacker post for RGB values!