Ash Wall

Ash brings public, private, and nonprofit experience to the team at Edgework. He has worked in a traditional classroom setting, having spent a year-long fellowship at a school in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he taught American Studies. Following that, Ash spent three years on the staff of a U.S. Senator in Washington, DC, where he worked on — among other things — coalition building and international affairs policy. His work experience also includes time in education and communication at a software start-up in Auckland, NZ, building and expanding a platform to help retailers reward their customers. Ash is a native of Providence, Rhode Island, and holds an undergraduate degree in Government from Hamilton College.

Recent Posts

Key Learnings from a Time Management Workshop: What is Productivity?

Posted by Ash Wall on Jul 23, 2015 9:38:00 AM

We’ve all had them – workplace productivity crushes – those in your office who seem to effortlessly fly through their work like a 9-5 James Bond, appearing to get so much done with never a smudge on them. “How do they do it?,” you ask yourself as you find yourself clicking to the next slide of “13 cats that look like British Prime Ministers.” (“You’ll never believe number 9!”)

Glancing around your workplace, it’s easy to think that everyone is more productive than you. But are they? To figure that out, we need to first define what being productive means, and what exactly we’re producing.

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Topics: Time Management

Key Learnings from a Time Management Workshop: Google Apps for Work

Posted by Ash Wall on Jun 24, 2015 10:25:04 AM

For a long time, using Microsoft’s suite of products – Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. – on a PC was how all organizations set up their knowledge workers. What we are seeing at Edgework Consulting is more organizations pivoting toward other options, including Google Apps for Work. Whether you’re new to Google’s line of products, only know them from the “personal” side, or are considering making a switch yourself, it’s good to know what to expect and why companies choose to move their work over to Google.

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Topics: Time Management