How do you measure the value of technical documents?

One of our tech docs team was fired yesterday. Why? Technical documents provide no value. This is how Management sees it. Tech docs are nice to have but NOT essential. Tech docs are useful but LESS important than development, user interface and marketing. Are they right? It’s hard not to get defensive in these situations. […]

How To Double Your Writing Speed in MS Word

What to know how to type faster and get those documents out the door quicker? How To Write Documents Faster & Save Your Fingers From Exhaustion Most people don’t know what the AutoCorrect feature in Word really does. Most people think it’s there to correct the odd typo and clean up your document AFTER you […]

Convert Word Documents into MP3s

Image via Wikipedia Remember the first time you heard your voice on the answering machine? Bet you wanted to change your voice straightaway. No? In the same vein, I found this app that lets you convert your Word documents into MP3s – so now I can ‘hear’ what I’ve written. This is how others hear […]

Checklist for Email Inbox Zero

I avoided reading Tim Ferris’ blog, the 4 Hour Work Week, for the longest time. My mistake! If you want to learn how to save time and be more productive, this blog is gold-dust. It’s a cut above the rest as it backups up his philosophy with real case studies that demonstrate how his methods work.

How to Get Your Email Answered

Let’s say you’re getting 600 emails a day on average. 50% were people asking me his time, 25% were “really nice people,” 20% were business opportunities, and 5% were friends. A quick bit of math: if he answered 1 email a minute, 600 emails would take me 10 hours to answer. The thing is, we’re […]