Study Hacks. Deep Habits: Write Your Own E-mail Protocols July 8th, 2015 · 22 comments The Curse of Process Inefficiency A couple weeks ago, I posted some ideas about why we have such a love/hate relationship with e-mail.
In this post, I want to return to the conversation with a thought on how we might improve matters. I argue that a major problem with our current e-mail habits is interaction inefficiency. In more detail, most e-mail threads are initiated with a specific goal in mind. Getting advice from my agent on a publishing question.Moving a meeting to deal with a scheduling conflict.Agreeing on the next steps of a project I’m working on with Scott Young. If you study the transcripts of most e-mail threads, the back and forth messaging will reveal a highly inefficient process for accomplishing the thread’s goal. There’s a simple explanation for this reality. I’m as guilty of this as anyone.
I’m definitely game to catch up this week. Ugh. E-mail Protocols What’s the solution? Read more » Obama’s Craft. Honestly WTF. A Beautiful Mess. Hey, friends! I'm here to share my new favorite happy hour recipe! It's fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y. Mojitos were my first favorite cocktail, and I still love them, but finding new combinations is my current obsession. I'm thinking about planting an herb garden on my porch this weekend. Have any of you done this? Needed: White rum, club soda, fresh basil, fresh mint, fresh raspberries, two limes, basil raspberry simple syrup (recipe below).
Raspberry Basil Simple Syrup, makes two cups. 1 cup sugar 1 cup water5-10 raspberries 3-6 basil leaves In a small pot, combine all ingredients and bring to a simmer. Allow your syrup to cool completely in the pot, then strain it into a glass or jar. You can keep this syrup covered for two weeks or longer in the refrigerator. Raspberry Basil Mojito, serves one. 2 ounces white rum1 ounce simple syrupjuice of one lime5 fresh mint leaves, chopped5 fresh basil leaves, choppedfresh raspberries club soda Cheers! My Fridge Food - Recipes you already have in your Fridge.
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