The Dilemma(s)We’re at our best when we’re face-to-face, but…We need to be in 3 different places at the same time.Technology gives us more options, but…Too many options can paralyze us.We can now be accessible 24/7, but…We also need to be productive.
Why a tablet?Super portableNo “boot up” timeMany can connect to internet via cell networksMany apps are easier to use than their PC/Mac counterpartsWith a keyboard, it functions like a laptopCan be used for reading, games and movies
Advantages of Cloud StorageYour files are accessible 24/7 from anydeviceYou can “share” each folder with others,allowing them access to files“Dropping” a file into Dropbox viaiPhone or iPad is simpleConsider a folder per transaction…
Trusted Trio / “AHA”Use 3 folders and 3 folders only: Action Hold Archive
1 minute decision, 4 possible actions1. If you can reply, forward or delete the email in one minute, do it.2. If you need to act on it later, move it to “Action”3. If part of a live project or an email that you will want to quickly pull up later, move it to “Hold”4. If you want to save it forever, move it to “Archive”
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Tasks: Tips and ToolsUse “Tasks” for daily to-do listYour iPhone or iPad’s “Reminders” app will sync withOutlook’s “Tasks” when configured properlyReplace writing on Post-Its and paper to-do lists with yourhandheld deviceStagger due dates: Don’t have everything due by Friday at5PM!Remember: Tasks tell what to do, not when to do it…
With Google Voice, you can…Have one number that rings anywhereHave all of your voicemails transcribed and emailed to youScreen an incoming voicemail before deciding whether toanswerBlock unwanted callersSend a quick text reply back