Productivity

Succinct example of Microsoft’s annoyances

Posted by on January 28, 2016 at 11:42 pm

Succinctly put: Microsoft STILL don’t put you first. This may sound like a rant; but it’s not. You and I can take a lesson from Microsoft’s lack of attention to detail. the user. Simply: Lead your project/s ‘ALWAYS’ with the user first & foremost. Here’s my experience or short story of upgrading from Windows 8 to […]

Disadvantages of Public Hot Desking aka. Co-working.

Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 12:24 pm

This post covers what it’s like to work at one of these new up & coming temporary office facilities/desks, and largely, reasons not to use such temporary office space or Hot Desking as it’s known – where you turn up and hire a desk for typically £10+ per day. THE USERS HERE TODAY From what […]

How to to increase the frequency of your blog posts and drafts.

Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 11:14 am

Here’s a quick tip if you’d like to increase your publishing ease, speed and/or frequency.  Whilst I’m using my WordPress Site in this example, you can achieve the same for whichever website you have, the key is installing LastPass Browser extension! MY FAR BETTER ALTERNATIVE… (Having tried various browser extension & add-ons) If you want […]

How to grow your business (without a magic pill)

Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 12:04 am

Ok, the inspiration for this post may seem a little cliché or even immature. Regardless, I’m running with my gut Instinct … EVER FEEL LIKE YOU’RE ALMOST IN PURSUIT OF A ‘MAGIC PILL’ IN LIFE? … is what I nearly named this article.  Let me explain … I’ve just watched the film ‘Limitless’ (be are […]

How to use QR codes – Are QR codes dead?

Posted by on January 22, 2016 at 9:35 am

QR Codes for marketing. How to use them, Will it work for you – and is it worth it? In a nutshell… don’t bother! (Certainly best advice as of January 2016). I say this as, until QR codes become default/built-in for smartphones, then it’s likely a dead marketing gimmick – as with everything in marketing, […]

Apple’s watch is a winner (as they’ve done before!).

Posted by on March 11, 2015 at 12:13 pm

APPLE ARE GREAT AT ‘BIGGING THEMSELVES UP’ FOR NON-INNOVATIVE TECH I mention this first, as it’s important to know what makes them different and what makes them equal in order for you to judge whether this is the right product for you.  My goal is to help you the reader.  This claim isn’t just my opinion, […]

What’s the difference between a Geek, a Nerd and a Boffin?

Posted by on December 10, 2013 at 11:04 pm

It sounds like the start of a joke, right?  Well, in all seriousness it’s not that obvious and probably why you found this page in the first place. I’ll give you the answer later on (click to jump to the spoiler further down this post). So why this post anyway? In short… Because my wife’s […]

Fix – Installing Xmarks can remove your Chrome & Firefox bookmarks

Posted by on December 10, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Situation Upon installing xmarks Chrome extension, I’ve lost all my Bookmarks that used to be inside Chrome on my laptop. The very same thing has happened within Firefox upon my installation of the xmarks Firefox Plugin. Fix for Xmarks lost Chrome & Firefox Bookmarks I’ve e-mailed support@xmarks.com (you could too!) in line with advice from […]

Graham Norton clips of comical mad American Fitness Expert Personal Trainer Craig Ramsey

Posted by on December 1, 2013 at 3:11 am

Okay, this comical American Fitness Expert Craig Riley has made it into my Efficienate Blog for good reason… Craig’s ‘5-minute workouts’, whilst entertaining, shares synergy with the our Blog theme of ‘Life Efficiencies’. It reminded me of one of our own comical Personal Trainer Client (and they could choose to get some creative ideas from this post). […]