Tips & Tricks

Brain Rules Book Review

By |March 18th, 2015|

Brain rules by John Medina is a book about the modern scientific understanding of how the brain learns and performs, and what we might do to improve it. The basic take away is: we, as humans, have set up our schools and places of business in an way that’s not in alignment with how the […]

5 Distractions and How To Overcome Them

By |March 12th, 2015|

Does this scenario sound familiar to anyone?

You’re a busy professional with multiple clients and/or projects. You consider yourself highly productive and able to multitask.

You painstakingly plan out your day on a calendar. You’ve got the calendar synced with multiple mobile devices so that you can access your master plan at any moment.

You spend time […]

Five Productivity Apps for iPhone

By |January 16th, 2008|

I officially own the coolest toy ever invented... the iPhone. Ever since I got it two weeks ago, I can't keep my hands off of it.

Five Devices I Can’t Live Without

By |March 15th, 2007|

My life has become so centered around devices, I don’t know what I’d do if I lost them. Here are my top 5 favorite devices:

Slim Storage

This 40 gig external hard drive by CompuCable is a life-saver. It doesn’t require external power, so it easily moves from computer to computer, and it’s […]

Three Library Management Tips for iTunes

By |November 10th, 2006|

How many hours have you spent organizing your iTunes library? If I spent a minute changing the title, rating, and genre for each of my 2200 songs, it would take me over 36 hours. I can’t imagine how it is for those of you who have tens of thousands of songs. There has to be a better way.

Here are a couple of suggestions that you can use right away to make organizing your iTunes library less intimidating, and one suggestion on how Apple can tweak iTunes to make life easier on us.

1) Modify multiple songs.

If you need to change the same information on a number of songs such as the artist, album, or genre, make it easier on yourself and change them all at once. Hold down the command key (control on a PC) and click all the songs you need to modify. Press command-I to pull up the multiple item modification screen. Change only the fields that you want to be the same on all of the selected songs.