In today’s busy world, we’ve become a people obsessed with productivity and “work hacks.”
Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.
It was three months before I realized: each week I was working four hours on the reference desk, but my assignment sheet said I was supposed to be scheduled to work three
Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, but if we do […]
A few weeks back, productivity sites on the interwebs were atwitter (ahem) about a new method of combining David Allen’s Getting Things Done methodology with Evernote called “The Secret Weapon”. I …
Resolutions for the new year stem from a need for self-improvement. Whether your goal is to lose weight, quit smoking or finally write that book, it comes from a part of yourself where you feel lacking. Instead of a to-do list, try a “Done List” for a positive mindset to achieve your targets. What Is…
Work-live balance mantras to live by.
This is the time of year we all do self-reflection and resolve to improve ourselves in the new year. As most everyone knows making resolutions like “I’m going to lose weight” rarely are successful…
These days weâre all distracted all the time. An easy solution? Switch off. You wonât miss anything and neither will your contacts.
Blog post at Creative Online Marketing : If you are anything like me you will have already planned the first 3 months of 2015 for your business and find that you are just so darned [..]
Mac: Sometimes you need to send an email at a specific time. Maybe it’s an anniversary or just a reminder. Chrome extensions like SndLater let you do this with Gmail. If you have a Mac, Automator lets you schedule mail through Apple’s default Mail app.
Career- Perhaps he also understood the adage that
It’s as the best explanation/exegesis/how-to book on OmniFocus I have ever seen. Like, it really covers why OmniFocus is made the way it is, but it’s also like so good at incorporating it with best practices of productivity and getting things done in particular. It really is about setting up a trusted system and then […]
What separates the movers and shakers from the dreamers is morning. Morning is the first challenge you face. Morning influences the rest of the day.
Our workdays are typically filled with one thought: get as much completed as possible. Whether you face an inbox filled with tasks or just a project or two, both our bosses and our inner workhorses encourage us to knock out as many tasks as we can each day. But is being super-productive the best course […]
Being the time-management freak that I am, I look at organizational tips with such lust that the only ones who understand are people who are ‘paper lover’ — in the ultimate search for the perfect …
Smartphones have now become one of the best companions as it helps to do your work better and also manage your tasks for the day. Whether it taking down the list of items to buy for your kitchen or your do to things at office or planning an overseas adventure, having a good task and…
Stefan Svartling’s Thoughts and Visions about Technology and Gadgets. Smartphones, Tablets, Apps, Apple, iPad, iPhone, Social Networks and more!
Here are my favorite new mobile productivity apps of 2014. There are content creation and discovery tools, scheduling and networking apps, secure communication utilities, a …
Several months ago, I ended the regularly scheduled series of Going Paperless posts, with the emphasis on “regularly.” I felt that I was beginning to stretch the ideas I was writing about.
Top 20 Most Useful Free Web Tools to Insanely Boost Personal Productivity
If you know what you want to do, you can figure out what you need to read to get there. This tip might be obvious to other people, but I’m not used to planning my reading so that the books are aligned with an overall goal. I make lots of learning plans, with various degrees […]
This is an excerpt from the second edition of Cool-Time: A Hands-On Plan for Managing Work and Balancing Time, To order, please visit www.bristall.com/cooltime.htm. Clearing the Backlog: Blitz, Ero…
Do you feel like you’re on a nonstop roller coaster, unable to get off? Experts say thinking about time differently will shift your outlook.
There’s one secret missing in every productivity tip ever.
Here’s a simple solution for computer workers and the organizations that employ them. A way to increase productivity by 13% while reducing worker fatigue by 29%.