Connect with Maia

Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

June 12, 2018

New Fave App of 2018: Notion!

While technology is NOT the only answer to Togetherness, I’ve recently become enamored with Notion. And I’m not the only one who feels this way! Sarah W., the leader of Prospect Hill Academy Charter School’s Teaching Fellows Program in…

May 3, 2017

Short and Sweet Meeting with Myself

I’m always on the prowl for unique ways that Together Leaders prepare for the week ahead, and I loved this short and sweet version from Allison C., a leader in NYC’s Success Academies home office. Allison is already a dedicated Trello user, so…

March 22, 2017

Goodbye Transfers, Hello TaskClone!

Transferring To-Dos after meetings is kind of the worst. Our next steps often linger in a notebook, never to be seen again. Even in the best case, manual transfers or cut and pastes across digital tools are still annoying and time-consuming. But…

January 26, 2017

Keeping it Together with Cozi

Well, now that I’ve officially inserted myself into managing time and To-Do’s in your HOMES, let’s just go there all the way, shall we? I want to preface this post by saying that I fully support spontaneity and last-minuteness in busy…

January 10, 2017

My 2017 Togetherness Goal: Stay Focused

Happy 2017, my dear readers. My break was truly relaxing. . . it started with this and then I got a cold and tried this (it worked!) and I wrapped things up containing the pieces and hosting this.  But that is not why you joined me today. . . You…

March 11, 2016

When Does it Make Sense to Mandate a System?

There are so many reasons that mandating a shared digital calendar, like Outlook or Google, makes sense: scheduling meetings, sharing invitations and so on. No one questions this logic. But what about requiring systems for To-Do’s? Should you…

February 26, 2016

Scheduling Tools – Helpful or No?

One question that Together Leaders frequently ask is how to reduce the extraordinary amount of time they spend on scheduling. I feel this deeply. In my past life, I was fortunate enough to have an amazing assistant who understood my priorities…

October 21, 2015

Tame The Email Beast: Slack!

However tempting it may be to consider quitting email altogether, it’s just not practical anymore.  Luckily, you can find an alternative approach to managing it, so it doesn’t have to manage you! New Orleans College Prep, a small charter…

Registration

Login