Sennheiser CX 2.00i [review]

Sennheiser CX 2.00 Earbuds

This is my review of the Sennheiser CX 2.00i earbuds. Read on to find out why I wasn’t impressed with these noise cancelling earbuds when I used them on the move.

If you have young children, you might know what it’s like to have to reach into your pocket regularly.

You may also know what it’s like to have someone constantly pulling at your ears.… Read more

22 ways to make email less annoying

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Before his death over the weekend, Ray Tomlinson wasn’t a name I’d heard of before.

However, as the inventor of email, Ray’s legacy impacts many of our lives every day.

Usually, this impact is positive. Without email, many of us wouldn’t be able to do our jobs or communicate online (after all, you still need an email address to sign up for social media and some messaging services).… Read more

Why you should consider run-commuting in 2017

Need a New Year’s resolution? Here are seven reasons why you should give run-commuting a go in 2017.

What’s your new year’s resolution for 2017?

If you’re like a lot of people, it’s “get more exercise”.

We know how that turns out though, don’t we?

You start the new year with good intentions. You join the gym and buy some new gear.… Read more

How I use “progress” to stay motivated

How do you motivate yourself at work?

I get asked this question a lot because I spend the majority of my working week at home. People wonder how I stay motivated when there are so many other things that could distract me.

As someone who has worked productively from home on and off for several years, I find this question odd.… Read more

How to help people deal with post-holiday email stress

How many times have you returned to work after a short break to find hundreds or even thousands of emails waiting in a bulging inbox?

Not only does this mean you have to spend the first few hours back at your computer filing, deleting,  and replying to email. But it’s also easy to miss an important communication – and lose your sanity – as you struggle to work through your inbox.… Read more

Maintaining “Inbox Zero” with Gmail and Remember the Milk

Over the last few years, I’d been kidding myself that I had been practising – and maintaining – “Inbox Zero.”

And the truth is that I’d been doing most of it right. I’d turned off the automatic notifications on my email so I could choose when to fetch new mail, and I was checking and processing it all just once or twice a day in batches, leaving my brain free to concentrate on the work at hand.… Read more