Important Notice about the Notes feature in Pocket Informant

A while back, I heard something that wasn’t really new or earth shattering, but up till that point, I honestly hadn’t really taken the time to consider it. Every time you say “yes” to something, you are implicitly saying “no” to something else. If you say “yes” to...

How to sign into Gmail in Pocket Informant

In a browser, go to your Google Account andselect Manage your Google Account Select the Security tab. Turn on 2-Step Verification (which generates a new section, App Passwords). Then tap App Passwords Select Mail and iPhone from the drop menus and then click Generate....

Release Notes: Informant for iOS and MacOS

MacOS 1.1.13 The primary reason for this release was to resolve a bug with the feature to submit Support cases. This release also irons out some kinks and makes some minor visual improvements, as well as some behind the scenes updates that needed to be made, including...

Informant Sync Maintenance: Aug 29

Informant Sync Scheduled Maintenance: Starting August 21, 2020 at 8pm MST (UTC-6), Informant Sync was in system maintenance. The Informant Sync services were unavailable for approximately 12 hours.[Status Update: This maintenance window is completed] We are...

Google OAuth Issues

July 24, 2020 We are currently aware and dealing with issues affecting Pocket Informant iOS/Mac sync with Google Calendar, Google Tasks, and the “Sign In with Google”. This is also affecting Google Tasks on Pocket Informant Android. We are working with...
Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

Leadership IS example. You don’t lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. Consider yourself on display. Realize that—for better or worse—you ARE a role model for your team members. Your attitude and actions serve as a constant...
Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity

Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity

The current situation we’re in has genuine heroes and genuine victims—and millions of us are somewhere in between. The truth is, everyone is stressed. This stress creates its own whirlpool which drags the passive down to the depths. In fact, stress ratchets up fastest...
Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

Psychological paychecks have always been important, but never more important than now. Their cost is next to nothing, yet the value is inestimable. Right now, you may not be in a position to give your team members more in terms of tangible rewards. Increases in pay or...
What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

Leading a remote team is challenging. Leading a remote team during a pandemic might be close to impossible. So, what can you rightfully ask of employees during times like these? Not blind loyalty. Right now, you need something different than just allegiance from...