Google Keep and the art of capturing personal research

I’m one of those disaffected Evernote users that people talk about after their fall from Unicorn status. I depended on it for years as a freelance writer. It was my tool of choice for capturing my writing research and ideas. I got away from using Evernote. he UI never changed while its management (and fortunes)… Continue reading Google Keep and the art of capturing personal research

Thoughts about personal information management

I’ve had to become a master of personal information management after a career spent as a contract technical writer and juggling multiple projects Growing up with Dyslexia always made personal organization a challenge for me. Also, I found out years ago that I am better organized electronically than I am in a traditional paper and… Continue reading Thoughts about personal information management

An alternative perspective about taking meeting minutes

I was talking to a recruiter once who asked me how I felt about taking meeting minutes. The first thing I said was “I think meeting minutes are overrated because I’ve rarely if ever seen them consulted again by meeting participants. When is the last time you consulted meeting minutes after a meeting was over?”… Continue reading An alternative perspective about taking meeting minutes