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Thursday, May 22, 2008

#317: Efficiency Ignored

When I find a shortcut to make my life more efficient, I like to share it. It annoys me when everyone I tell the idea to seems uninterested. The latest thing is when I investigated to figure out how to set the speed dial on my work phone (which was a lot of more complicated than one would think) and had the additional idea to put in the conference call number (which is the same throughout the company) in. Almost everyone calls this number at least once a day. And yet no one seemed as excited as I was that they could just push a button to initiate the call, rather than dialing 12 digits on the phone and having to remember the number or look it up in the meeting request. Severity: 2