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December 3, 2020

All I Want is. . . a Tab Manager?! Maia Tries Toby!

I don’t know about YOU, but I’ve got a lot of tabs open these days—literally and metaphorically. Between Nearpod, Zoom, Together Teacher book edits, Google websites for every online class, three calendars, and more, my desktop reflects the…

October 1, 2020

Personal Post: Some (Very Small) Small Silver Linings

Honestly, silver linings feel hard to come by around here these days. I’m grateful to be healthy, to have a job that can pivot to online delivery, and to escape into nature. I’ve been next level adulting with some quick win household stuff,…

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…

January 28, 2016

Five Things I Learned When My iPhone was Run Over by a Car

In an unfortunate turn of events last week, my iPhone was run over by a car. It’s a long, crazy story* (any Mo Willems fans get the reference?), but for a number of other long, boring reasons, it took me three days to get a new phone.  In no…

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…

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