This is pretty much how I felt when I was thinking about all of the things I do and whether or not they were leading me to the goals I wanted to achieve, eventually spurring me to shut down Addisports.com.
Recently, I ranted about how Google is taking over my life. This is still very true. And in continuance with this, my time on the internet is now in competition between three different Web sites: Gmail, Google Reader and Google Calendar.
But I’ve come to realize that beyond my dependence on Google (don’t let me down guys) is something deeper: These three tools have saved me. Let me explain.
The journalism and newspaper industry requires me to be an expert task manager. That means the tools I use to keep track of my tasks have to be top notch. Considering that I was using Microsoft’s Entourage (the Mac version of Outlook) to manage all of my work e-mails, work tasks, projects and my everyday calendar, I thought I was set.
Enter my Blackberry.
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