Top productivity tools for 2017

Tech tools to start 2017 off right

It’s a new year, so the season for dreaming, goal setting and planning is upon us. As productivity geeks, we love charting out a vision, identifying tasks and ultimately, checking them off the list. Of course, many of the memorable successes in any given year come from the people we surround ourselves with, the opportunities […]

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Make the most of time spent with work and family As many of you know, Joshua is borderline obsessive about productivity and time management. It’s an effort to maximize the most important and limited resource we have on this earth, and to get the most out of time spent with both work and family. Digital clutter, […]

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Learning to trust, collaborate, be authentic, understand, believe, & do at EntreFEST 2014

Thanks to Bart Schmitz (@bschmitz14) for snapping this photo of me presenting “Taking Your Email Inbox From Ridiculous To Inbox Zero” on Thursday of EntreFEST. Download the slides of that talk. Last week in Iowa City, EntreFEST 2014 entertained around 500 entrepreneurs, business people, and community members who shared an interest in innovative business ideas […]

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Don’t Miss EntreFEST Next Week & Learn Inbox Zero From Me

Next week on May 14-16, 2014, you’ll want to make plans to attend Iowa’s entrepreneurial and business innovation mecca, EntreFEST 2014 in Iowa City, Iowa. This year’s program is again produced by my friends Amanda West and Andy Stoll (both of Seed Here Studio). Andy has been quoted stating EntreFEST as “If #SXSW had a half-brother in Iowa.” If EntreFEST lives […]

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My Standing Desk Experiment

Last week I setup an affordable standing desk solution. A colleague and I had ordered some supplies from IKEA and made Home Depot run with intention of setting up “A standing desk for $22” as seen on This setup uses your existing desk and adds simple, but good looking, tables on top of it […]

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