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On Saturday, I went down a productivity app rabbit hole while my son was taking a nap.

Every so often, I reassess the tools that I use and decide if I should try others or stick with the same ones.

The tool that bugs me at the moment is Evernote. I’ve tried it many times and, […]

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Reframing

A few months after our son was born, things started to look up: My wife and I were getting more sleep and I was getting more help with I CARE IF YOU LISTEN. Pockets of spare time started to emerge—oh, joy!

I started brainstorming about things I should do with this time, things that I loved doing and was good […]

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Web, Email, Social Media and French Accent

This Spring took me by surprise.

I had a couple of big projects at Cornell (our second Giving Day was one of them—I’ll write about it at some point) and I spent the whole month of May in France, on parental leave. I didn’t have much time to plan my posts, let alone to write […]

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9 Things to Check Before Hitting Send

You have some exciting news to share with your subscribers and you can’t wait to hit the send button. Wait! Take a minute to go through this (technical) checklist. You might have missed something…

Check your spelling (and Grammar)

With every browser now offering spellchecking, it feels impossible to miss a typo. Well, it still happens and […]

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How to Build Your Email List at Concerts

Have you visited a Barnes and Noble recently? Or a Container Store? Then you must have been asked during check out: “Can I have your email address?

Do you know why they ask? They ask because:

you’re here it can make sense in the context of a purchase, when loyalty is rewarded (“Do you have a […]

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