Archive for the ‘AwayFind’ Category

How to Use BlackBerry’s Best Email Features on an iPhone or Android

July 6, 2012 by Jared Goralnick

BlackBery on an iPhone, a message to Tim CookRIM gets a bad rap.  It set out to create the best email experience for mobile, and it did that.  Unfortunately for them, smartphones now do a lot more than email.

Still, it’s worth pausing to look into what BlackBerry brought to mobile email, and to point out how iPhone and Android users can replicate some of RIM’s best features. Continue reading…

When your team comes out of beta

December 13, 2010 by Jared Goralnick

Sergio's Thumb's UpLast week it wasn’t just the AwayFind application that came out of beta, it was the whole company.  Entrepreneurs hear all the time that it’s all about team, so we have intelligent responses about how our team is perfect for the job.  But it’s usually not.

Don’t fire your team after reading this, but do consider how to get to a better place.  Growing (with) your team is as important as building your product.

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Pausing in May for three big questions

May 12, 2010 by Jared Goralnick

Pause, by Eran Finkle Momentum is inevitable.  You wake up one more morning the product of the months before it, and the previous “you” seems like a specter of years ago.

Sometimes you have to pause to examine both your position and your velocity.  It’s time for three important questions.

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Theme for 2010: Swim

January 4, 2010 by Jared Goralnick

Diving in, by zen Last year I suggested we should choose just one word and label it a theme for the year ahead.  I reported back on that theme last week.

This year is a similar theme, but it comes from a very different basis—the word is swim.  I’ll explain after the jump…

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Knowing when to sprint with your startup

December 9, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

head to head bicycles Conventional wisdom is if you want something done fast, you’re going to pay a premium.  Or that if things are rushed, quality suffers.  But in a product business, time is the most expensive and dangerous enemy.

There is a time to sprint, and not just because you want to work harder.  Consider this:

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How to find balance…in 13 minutes

June 8, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

Balancing Act I haven’t blogged lately because I’ve overcommitted.  When I figure out how to say “no” to more things, I’ll be sure to write about that.  But I have figured out how to make better use of the time I do spend working and relaxing.

The following is a video of me from WordCamp Mid-Atlantic talking about both productivity at work and balance in life.  Though the presentation was initially geared toward blogging, there are 13 minutes I’ve highlighted that I hope you’ll enjoy.

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Scobleizer TV, Blue Sky Factory TV, and other AwayFind News

April 27, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

AwayFind business card I’m overdue for a post about AwayFind, but rather than type it out, here are some updates via Thursday’s interview from Robert Scoble and the week before’s with Greg Cangialosi.

Below I’ve indicated the timestamps for when AwayFind, email productivity, and Bootstrap Maryland are discussed…so you can dive right in.  After the videos are also some recent links, like being in Gartner’s 2009 Cool Vendor Report : ).

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Godin’s “high cost of now” – how being a little behind can save you a great deal

December 4, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

image How much does it cost you to stay current…with your email, with the news, with your industry?  Today Seth Godin explained just how expensive it is.

And I want to reiterate the point.

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The best thing I’ve ever written—The Guide to NOT Checking Email. Until Friday, it’s yours.

November 20, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

The Guide to NOT Checking EmailA few days ago I announced AwayFind.  That was the technology.  But that’s less than half the story to killing email interruptions.

The rest: an immediately practical, very readable, and quite beautiful 26-page guide that may not be available in 48 hours…

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I’m thrilled to announce that AwayFind officially launches today

November 13, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

AwayFind No open bar, VCs, or even a beta logo.  Just a web app that un-tethers you from your inbox.  Oh, and a dream shared by an awesome bunch of people.

Today we launch AwayFind.  It’s time for a little retrospective…

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