There’s an App for That: 5 Apps to make my life easier, cleaner and more aware

In my ongoing quest to make my life easier I have scoured the internet and the app store – or been bopped over the head by friends – in search of apps to make my life easier. Here are my 5 for a Fun Friday before Memorial Day Weekend.  #1 – Tracking Mileage Recommended Apps: Mileage Log+, MileIQ, Triplog, Track My Mileage Of course, we finished our tax return in the 11th hour. Typical procrastinator. Part of the delay was due to the re-creation of 2013 data, such as mileage. Luckily, our friend Keith Hollingsworth suggested that we use an
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Unfriend Facebook? It is so 2012!

What happened?  I was such a Facebook fan.  There was the “courting stage” where I migrating my social media life from MySpace to Facebook.  With Facebook, I was just happy to open up a user’s page without music blasting over my laptop speakers.  So long MySpace.  Then the “I can’t believe who I can connect with” stage as I re-connected with friends from childhood.  Next was the “let’s share how cool my life is” stage.  Now, as I have gotten older, I have realized how uncool I really am.  My life isn’t all that interesting that I need to share
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BYOD: Bring Your Own Disaster

BYOD is an acronym that is common in the technology industry.  This term has bled over to the business world.  You may be a user of the acronym even if you’re not certain of the word’s meaning.  Do you use your personal mobile phone for work?  Are you reimbursed for a portion of your mobile bill?  Do you wish you were reimbursed?  That’s a conversation we cannot solve in this column.  If you answered yes, then you are a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) user.  A recent Gartner report predicts that 50% of the workforce will be required to supply
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Five Ways to be More Productive This Year

Five Ways to be More Productive This Year January is one of my favorite months. It is my birthday month so I tend to stretch the celebration beyond the customary single day. It is also a great month to reset and reflect. The holidays seem to put us in a time management tail spin. Our time is consumed with parties, family visits, travel, end of the year business activities, and of course, the countless hours our kids were out of school. There were a number of holiday networking events, which resulted in the typical pile of business cards. Is your
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