More about Home Based Employees

From Flickr User EdgePlot

I spend a lot of time thinking about home-based employees, having spent the last five years working remotely from Beaufort, SC while my teammates and coworkers are located in Bethesda, MD. As I was thinking and planning this post, I looked back at some of my previous thoughts on … [Read more...]

A Year with a Stand Up Desk

Stand Up Desk Resized

It's been a bit over a year since I built an IKEA DIY Stand Up Desk. If you're interested in a few bad pictures, here they are. Today, here's what my desk looks like: There's a lot to be said about the standup desk. First, Don Rumsfeld uses one, and I can't help but to … [Read more...]

Time.ly Calendar and Googlebot-Bandwidth Issues

timely

Tl:dr version: If Time.ly's All-in-One Event Calendar is installed on your site and Googlebot or Slurp, or whatever spider/crawler is blowing up your bandwidth, use the robots.txt file to block access to the events listings and you'll sort yourself out fast. Recently I've used … [Read more...]

How to stay organized

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That's more of a question than an answer, to be honest.  Sometimes I think I spend more time thinking about how to be organized or productive than I would if I just did it.  Over the years, I've tried so many different ways to stay organized and on task.  I've tried GTD, I've … [Read more...]