Tony Grubbs

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YouTube + Evernote = Mobile Training Dashboard

Whoa. This is too slick — had to share!<p>If you are anything like me, you use YouTube as a resource to learn and develop your skills.<p>One thing I always …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

19 Easy Ways to Jump-Start Your Personal and Business Brand in 2018

Looking to build your thought leadership this year? Here's how to move the needle.<p>Every day I get at least one call from a would-be thought leader looking to build their brand. I'll be honest: Some of these people have the goods, and some don't. But what most of them do share is the lack of a …

Marketing

Afraid Your New Boss Will Overwork You? Ask This 1 Question in the Interview to Find Out

This behavioral question will reveal what it really takes to succeed at a company.<p>While it's very important to prepare for an interview so you can sound confident and clear in your answers, one part of interview preparation that's often overlooked is what questions the job seeker should ask the …

Career Development

Three Ways To Highlight Your Career Successes On Your Resume

Stop lamenting your lack of work success and make the most of your unique background with these tips for helping your resume stand out from the pack.<p>It’s amazing how often someone I’m working with will begin lamenting their lack of career success. And almost every time, during the course of our …

New Mexico

How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution

For decades, we’ve often thought of leadership profiles in unique buckets—two popular varieties were the “visionaries”, who embrace strategy and think about amazing things to do, and the “operators”, who get stuff done. We intuitively knew that there must be leaders that span these areas, but in …

Management

Ask Your Employees These Questions. They Will Thank You

How can leaders help employees find meaning at work?<p>Organizations spend considerable resources on corporate values and mission statements, but even the most inspiring of these — from Volvo’s commitment to safety to Facebook’s desire to connect people — tend to fade into the background during the …

Employee Engagement

Here's the Ultimate Cold Email Template to Help You Land a Meeting With Anyone, No Matter How Busy or Successful

Remember to keep it short and concise.<p>In an ideal world, high-powered people would be dying to talk to you.<p>In reality, however, it can be hard to get busy, successful people on the phone, much less sitting across from you in a cafe.<p>In a post on his website, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, GrowthLab …

Success

This Simple Change Will Make You Happier and More Successful. It May Even Help You Live Longer

Business publications rarely talk about it. But this one thing can make all the difference.<p>You may think you have everything you need to start a successful business or build a successful career: Startup money, industry contacts, a great product, a clear vision of where you want to go, and the drive …

Entrepreneurship

Will Removing Large Dams On The Snake River Help Salmon?

Probably not. Removing these dams and re-establishing normal fish runs will take almost 25 years, completed long after the critical time necessary to help salmon and other fish. More immediate actions, for much less money, could happen in time to really make a difference.<p>As a result of a recent …

The surprisingly bright future of America’s forgotten renewable energy source: water

Long before wind and solar, water was the nation’s top renewable energy source. Going back some 100 years, the United States built enormous dams — like the Depression-era Hoover Dam in Nevada — to produce tremendous amounts of energy.<p>We have so many such dams that hydropower last year remained our …

40 years later: Sitting on the Teton Dam as catastrophe struck

Courtesy U.S. Bureau of Land Management<p>By | Posted Jun 5th, 2016 @ 3:00pm<p> 7 photos<p>39<p>REXBURG — The images of the Teton Dam breaking on June 5, 1976, …

America’s Crumbling Dams Are A Disaster Waiting To Happen

New legislation could help minimize the risk, but it's not enough.<p>America’s infrastructure is crumbling.<p>The dams are in particularly rough shape and many have deteriorated -- some to dangerous and potentially deadly degrees. Engineers estimate 70 percent of the country's 87,000 dams will be more …

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

Advertisement<p>There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. …

Critics of Snake River dams say it’s time to tear them down

SPOKANE — The issue of breaching four giant dams on the Snake River to help endangered salmon runs has percolated in the Northwest for decades, but …

The Man Who Broke the Music Business

The dawn of online piracy.<p>One Saturday in 1994, Bennie Lydell Glover, a temporary employee at the PolyGram compact-disk manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, went to a party at the house of a co-worker. He was angling for a permanent position, and the party was a chance to network …

State says dam safety too often unchecked

Lawmakers are considering legislation aimed at removing poorly maintained dams from Vermont’s rivers and streams.<p>The bill, H.37, would require dam …

Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American heartland, harnessing the power of rivers to run grain mills, generate electricity and keep lakes and ponds full of water as a hedge against drought.<p>These walls of concrete, called low-head dams …

Des Moines

How I use Evernote for Task Management

By onFebruary 10, 2015 in Advice, Evernote, Productivity, Technology 3<p>With many moving pieces and lots of projects going all the time in my life, …

A Formula to Stop You from Overcommitting Your Time

When I dive into time coaching clients’ schedules, I consistently discover that people misdiagnose themselves as having a “productivity” problem when, in fact, their bigger issue is an overcommitment problem. When they have committed to more external projects and personal goals and obligations than …

Management

Pace of U.S. Dam Removals Accelerates

<i>72 dams were torn down in 2014, a record.</i><p>The Elwha River, famous for its salmon runs, flows through the sediment that accumulated behind Glines …

Why Now Is The Time To Breach The Snake River Dams

This morning I got the welcome news that the Southern Resident population increased by one more, with the birth of L121 to L94, spotted by NOAA …

Setting Up The Secret Weapon | thesecretweapon.org

Mac Version:<p>Windows Version:<p>For both PC and Mac<p>Next, install Evernote onto your mobile phone. Like the rest of Evernote, it’s free.<p>Create a new user …

Productivity

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably …

Happiness

What’s the Dam Problem

Why it’s so hard to design a fish ladder that works<p>The salmon look stressed. Behind the algae-streaked windows at Seattle’s Hiram Chittenden fish …

America's Infrastructure Is Slowly Falling Apart

And here are the projects that prove it.<p>America is literally falling apart around us. Roads, built decades ago, are littered with potholes from carrying ten times the number of cars they were designed to carry. Crumbling Cold War–era gas pipes are exploding. One in nine of the country's bridges is …

What Happens When You Demolish Two 100-Year-Old Dams

“A river is never silent…Reservoirs stilled my song.” Narrated from the point of view of Washington's Elwha River, a new documentary about the largest dam removal project in U.S. history starts off on a somber tone before building toward the best possible catharsis: massive charges of dynamite …