Monthly Archives: September 2014

Be More Productive at Work

Today is National Coffee Day. I don’t know who comes up with these “holiday” designations, but I’m guessing this one was brought to us by the coffee cartel. I got my free cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee this morning and … Continue reading

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book review – Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

Most people have too much stuff; however, there is a big difference between having too much stuff and hoarding. Between TV shows about hoarding and numerous books devoted to the subject, the public has become aware of hoarding as a … Continue reading

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Make Fewer Decisions and Achieve More

Dilbert cartoon by Scott Adams Who knew that Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, is an economist? He spends a lot of time mocking the business world, but he also has some compelling insights into human behavior. Any time you … Continue reading

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productivity roundup

There have been some insightful articles on the Web about productivity recently: How taking a break improves your productivity Steve Jobs’ best productivity tricks Michael Dean wants you to stop giving productivity tips What you eat impacts your productivity What’s … Continue reading

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International Save Your Photos Day

September 27 is International Save Your Photos Day, sponsored by Save Your Photos Alliance. They offer a lot of resources and on September 27 they’re hosting a free Save Your Photos class. Sign up on their Web site. In the … Continue reading

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product review – plastic food containers

I recently wrote about storing plastic food containers and my preference for those that use the same lid for different bases. If you’re looking for something a little more stylish, these nesting containers solve the problem of losing lids – … Continue reading

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Reader Question: How do I manage all my plastic food containers?

Photo courtesy of Rubbermaid If I had a nickel for every plastic container I’ve seen at clients’ houses, I could retire by now. Containers without lids, stained containers, melted containers – why are they still hanging around your house? A … Continue reading

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