AppSumo has a productivity bundle that will give you a bunch of subscription services for only $55. The bundle includes are: Evernote - The subscription gives you OCR, larger storage and some other features. (Our review of Evernote) Remember the Milk - Online To-Do list. Time Bridge - Calendar and scheduling tool. Mind Meister - Mind mapping software Rescue Time - Time tracking service that shows how you spend your time. ShoeBoxed - Document scanning service. (Our review of ShoeBoxed.) If you've ever thought about trying one or two of these apps, it may be well worth checking out their package deal. They have just a few left to sell and the deal is only good for the next … [Read more...] about AppSumo
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My post Never Hire An MBA has been getting quite a bit of attention particularly in other countries. If you read the comments, you'll see that there is a lot of disagreement with my point of view. However, nearly everyone who is commenting seems to have or be in the process of earning an MBA. If you are in a position to actually hire people, I'd be very interested in hearing your thoughts and comments. … [Read more...] about Would You Hire An MBA?
If you are responsible for hiring people, someone with a master's degree in business administration might look like an attractive hire. While, "Never Hire An MBA" might be a bit extreme, I see a lot of people who overvalue an MBA. In particular, small and medium sized businesses will often try to "hire an MBA". Consider that statement. Wouldn't it seem strange to say, "I want to hire a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering"? A Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering isn't a person--it is a degree. You can't hire a degree. What you really want is a software engineer or maybe a computer scientist--a person. But when it comes to the MBA degree people talk as if you can just hire … [Read more...] about Never Hire An MBA
The idea behind personal outsourcing is to free up more of your time by delegating tasks that don't require your personal touch to complete. I've heard of people outsourcing reading to their kids and even arguing with their spouse, but the whole point of personal outsourcing is to free up time from unimportant tasks to focus on family and other things of high importance. In this list we are going to look at 100 different ways you can use an assistant to save you time. Some will work with a virtual as well as an on site assistant, some will only work with on site help. Obviously you need to match the job with the skills of your assistant, but this can provide a valuable starting … [Read more...] about 100 Personal Outsourcing Ideas