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Cleaning up Your Digital Footprint

For most people, the new year is an opportunity for a fresh start. While there certainly is no shortage of ways in which you can invite change into your life, there is a powerful, yet sometimes overlooked, way to put your best foot forward this year. Looking at your digital footprint can have a significant impact on your personal and professional relationships throughout the year. Why It Matters You have undoubtedly heard you never get a second chance to make a first impression. In today’s digital age, how you present yourself virtually can speak volumes before you even meet someone…

5 Practical Ways to Unplug From Technology

The internet is littered with articles about how to unplug from technology, but the recommendations are often fairly extreme. Suggestions like only checking your email inbox at lunch, leaving your phone at home when you go on vacation, deactivating your Facebook account or ditching the smartphone altogether ring hollow for most of us. When you’re working in a different time zone from your boss, you’re likely expected to stay on top of your email. When you’re away from home, your smartphone is the best way for the dog boarding facility or your mother to get in touch with you. Plus,…