Amazon’s Alexa technology has been around for a few years, but the Echo Dot has changed who is going to be buying them. At around $50, it includes the full Alexa brain, compared to $180 for the original Alexa Echo. Read more
Optimizing Your Daily Schedule
Focus on when you are the most productive
There are two types of people — morning people and night people. As best as I can tell, you are born this way and will never change, so why do we fight it? I’m a morning person— it takes me about one minute to wake up in the morning and I am at full power, starting the countdown spiral until I am zapped of energy at 5pm.
Can’t Someone Else Do That For You? Defining your sweet processes
Put more time into your business by assigning repetitive tasks using SweetProcess
In general, I have a rule that if you do the same task three times, it needs to be automated. This is a common guideline which I have heard from many engineers and entrepreneurs over the years. However, some tasks are not well suited for automation, especially when the work crosses different platforms, formats, or requires an additional layer of human eyes for quality assurance. Those tasks need to be defined, documented, and passed onto someone else to perform so you can focus on building your business. Read more