The Tragedy of the Commons and Email Overload

The Tragedy of the Commons and Email Overload

The “Tragedy of the Commons” refers to a famous essay that showed how the single-minded pursuit of an individual good or resource that is used and shared by many people can be destructive in the long-term. We are going to learn about the foundation of this idea, and how it can be applied to both the Digital world in general and the Email world in particular.


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Levenger Circa Notebooks are now available on Amazon

Levenger Circa Notebooks are now available on Amazon

I’m a big fan of Levenger’s Circa Notebook System, and have been using them for many years. And I recently learned that many of the Circa system accessories are now available directly on Amazon, which makes ordering my refills much simpler.

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When to Recognize You Need to Have an In-Person Conversation

When to Recognize You Need to Have an In-Person Conversation

There are times when an Email may be fine, such as when you need to provide an update on a simple item, such as a business workflow change. However, there are other times when an “in-person” conversation is a better approach.

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How to (Try To) Use the Outlook Recall Feature

How to (Try To) Use the Outlook Recall Feature

It eventually happens to the best of us. We send out an Email, only to realize just after you hit “Send” that it contains incorrect information or perhaps something that on second thought you now regret putting in the Email. Outlook Recall to the Rescue!

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