The right tool for the job

Sometimes it’s not that easy to see what a new tool can really do without some level of adoption. Adoption translates into self investment, since you’re going to end up spending time and energy evaluating a new tool. The tricky part is determining the right level of self investment necessary to evaluate the tool, and [...]

On tipping

Corey Gilmore has a breakdown of how much it costs to run a cab, and a good reminder to tip your cab driver. And tip well. Apparently, even a decent tip leaves the driver paying for income they didn’t get: …the government assumes about a 23% gratuity… Ouch. These days I try and aim for [...]

iPhone coming to Vermont

Looks like the iPhone may finally be available in the Green Mountain State after all. The news comes as part of a wireless network swap between AT&T and Verizon. The Rutland Herald has a look at the deal and some of it’s implications for Vermont. (Via Paul Martin‘s Twitter.)

Standing meetings

Think about your last staff or team meeting. How long was it? Was everything captured that needed to be? Did it stay on task? Chances are it could have gone smoother, faster, and been more productive. One way to make recurring meetings more efficient and productive is by reviewing the structure which guides the meeting.