Stay productive! Clear your head in two minutes with this simple technique.

Stay productive! Clear your head in two minutes with this simple technique.

Oftentimes, your head just fills with things to remember.

Your client asked you for something after the meeting when you were standing in the hallway…
There was that direct message on internal chat that you wanted to follow up on…
Dry cleaning must be picked up on Thursday, but the store closes at 7 not 8 this week…
And so on, and so forth…

This clogs up the brain. And though it might be possible for you to remember all those things (really though – it isn’t): Wouldn’t it be better to have a clear head, so you can think instead of remember? Introducing the two minute “mind sweep”.

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How to transport your ties safely – for a few pennies.

How to transport your ties safely – for a few pennies.

Some small things just make life easier when travelling.

Pretty near the top comes one of the cheapest accessories: Small resealable plastic bags. In Europe, we have been forced to put all liquids in plastic bags of 1 litre capacity for some years now. It turns out, those bags come in handy for many purposes. One I want to share with you today: Keeping an unused tie clean and wrinkle-free!
The recipe is simple:

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Scanner in your pocket? A small app that lets you scan away on the road.

Scanner in your pocket? A small app that lets you scan away on the road.

One small gem on my phone is an app called genius scan (Apple App Store Link).

This is really handy if you need to scan some documents (surprise!). You snap a photo, then show the app the corners of the document, and it automatically straightens it out. Then you can convert to b/w or greyscale if wanted, and also increase contrast automatically. You can scan multiple pages and put them together in a document and send it out as PDF. The free version is more than enough for me, the paid version of course has more bells & whistles.

My main usecases:

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