Free PDF Printing for Windows without Adware

Printing from any windows application to a PDF printer is not supported in the most recent Windows versions by default. Most free applications for this purpose which can be found through a simple Google search unfortunately often come with unwanted Malware or Adware (hello, Ask.com toolbar!). However, there is a free and easy solution which … Continue reading Free PDF Printing for Windows without Adware

Work in Disguise: Two Strategies to Find Out If You Are Truly Taking a Break

One of the most challenging aspects of knowledge work is one that is often overlooked: much of what we call knowledge ‘work’ is actually quite fun. Think of an entrepreneur, a software developer who likes to write code, think of a manager who likes to see her objects develop in fruitful ways, think of a … Continue reading Work in Disguise: Two Strategies to Find Out If You Are Truly Taking a Break

The Delicate Balance Between Want-To and Have-To

Organizing tasks is no small effort as anyone who has tried surely knows. While a simple list of tasks suffices for a few days (the good, old To Do list), such lists customarily outgrow their format; there’ll simply be too many items and the list once devised to make our life more structured and organized … Continue reading The Delicate Balance Between Want-To and Have-To

Read What You Write

Unquestionably there is value in the process of writing in itself; previously muddy ideas are clarified and new ideas emerge by bringing them on paper. However, writing is arguably more valuable if what is written is also read (and then, hopefully, refined). Unfortunately, finding readers in our busy and information-saturated world is nothing but easy. … Continue reading Read What You Write