Julian J. Schrader

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Julian J. Schrader

I'm a digital consultant and make complex things simple: I help businesses take advantage of automation, so people can do more meaningful things with their time.

How can you automate things and get back your time?
I'd love to talk to you.

–JJS


Würzburg’s Best Startups 2021 (Announcement)

Gründen@Würzburg and Wirtschaftsjunioren Würzburg nominated three startups each to be elected Global Hero 2021 and Local Hero 2021 – Würzburg’s best startups in 2021. To choose the winners, we need your help: Alongside the top-class jury, the online audience holds 50% of the votes. Mark your calendar and watch the live-stream on [...]

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Stop stupid digital automations!

German web magazine BasicThinking published my article about the damage stupid automations do and what you can do to digitise and automate more prudently in your enterprise. Check it out over there (German language proficiency required): Dumme Digitalisierung erkennen: So setzt du deine Ressourcen richtig ein

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Install Custom Fonts on iPad and iPhone

I recently tried to open a new sales presentation I was working on for SOPHISTICATES in Keynote on my iPad Pro. Just like I remembered it from an eternity ago, it told me that it had to replace our corporate font (The Sans) with a more generic font. Yes, we’re actually using a font that’s not readily available. But I [...]

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Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.

Anne Lamott, American author and poet

Producing > Consuming.

It’s easy to feel productive when you’re consuming productivity advice. Or “productivity porn”, as I call it these days. It’s easy to feel entertained when you’re consuming the latest TV show. It’s easy to feel smart when you’re reading what a great mind wrote.1 Reading, after a certain age, diverts [...]

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One subscription for a bunch of apps

While checking out the writing app Ulysses recently, I stumbled across Setapp, a subscription service for Mac apps. It gives you access to a big bundle of fully licensed apps you don’t have to buy/subscribe to anymore. Since Ulysses alone costs about half the 10$/month I’d pay for the whole Setapp offering, I decided to try [...]

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Sell your great idea!

Many (would-be) entrepreneurs approach me to ask for help implementing their idea. They already went too far. “What do you think people would be willing to pay for this? I think I should charge 100€ per month.” – and, without skipping a beat, they add “So as soon as I sold 40 subscriptions, I can quit my day job and work on it [...]

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