Never miss another meeting … Or wrestling the calendar monster

Today I messed up Yes, I made a mistake.  The first step in automation, as i’ve spoken about before,  is to identify a problem specifically, and only then look for a solution.  Today I had an example of a problem that became all too obvious when I realized that I had missed an important meeting.  I was scheduled to be interviewed by my good friend Erin Smith for her podcast over at thestartersclub.com.  But, the day came, and the time came and went, but for a number of reasons I totally forgot about it until it was too late! I feel horrible! Let me paint you a picture, and please let me know if you can relate to this too in the comments below too!  And, please hang with me, I’ve got some great tools and tips at the end to help us all do better at keeping up with our schedules! And first off, I’d just like to say that Erin is a friend located here in the local Dallas/Fort Worth Texas area who I see at local meetups from time to time.  We even both attended the Podcast Movement Conference and had a chance to chat (which was awesome by the way).  Our conversations are always amazing and I feel like we both come away better because of them.  I was so excited to be able to help her out with some automation questions and issues she was having, but also to be able to provide value to her podcast listeners too! But nope… I totally missed it 🙁 Being Late Equals Disrespect What’s worse however is that I really have a lot of respect for Erin and all she is doing over at...