Blog post at 5 Minutes for Mom : Susan here… I’m about to share with you an app that can save you time. Time is our most valuable resource and I’d like to disclose that I [..]
Our work never ends, and some days it just seems to be downright overwhelming. How can we get any traction in a non-stop environment? I believe there are three basic types of work we can do: cranking, processing, and focusing. When we’re feeling overwhelmed, chances are that the balance between these three is out of [...]
The best way to hack your productivity and calendar, and make your day actually mean something. The Schedulmeister! (Sounds cool, right??)
Despite how good a productive workday feels, it is difficult to be at the top of our game every day. Often times bad habits prevent us from accomplish all we set out to. Here are tips from incredibly busy yet productive people to help you make the most of time time you spend working.
One of the reasons I love technology so much is because it gives me greater control over how I all…
Ever wondered ho you can create a plan for your success? It is all very well to have goals, however, how focused are you on achieving your outcomes? Here we’ll show you how to structure the perfect plan for success.
We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today’s society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious, even wasteful.
Getting rid of the clutter may sound like an insurmountable task, but it’s actually the key to living a less stressful life.
3 tips to improve productivity, which focus on Agile and SCRUM methods.
It is increasingly clear that distractions are not going away on their own. The responsibility is ours to live attentive, intentional lives among them.
If, like many, you use Evernote as a sophisticated to-do list, the latest update to the essential software and service is about to dramatically increase its usefulness. Reminders give Evernote a full suite of alarm and notification features, ideal for turning static notes into dynamic action items.
Prioritizing your tasks, saying ‘no,’ and allowing time to just breathe can help you work more efficiently—and ease your stress. Inhale, exhale, and read on…
In the grand scheme of things, I have little to nothing figured out. But just in case I’ve stumbled on something that could help you, here are a few ideas about living well, doing good, and making life better.
In web design and development, there is a certain type of concept that every designer/developer should understand when creating web page[..]
One of your personal goals must be to live to be 80 or 90 years old, so that you can enjoy the most that life has to give for the very longest possible time.
iOS: You have a ton of options for productivity apps on the iPhone, and one of the big problems with having so many options is that they don’t integrate with each other that well. Dispatch is an email app that hopes to solve this problem.
When we want to get things done, and our ideas sit at the core of those tasks, we think and do a lot to make our dreams a reality. When we loop other people into our projects, however, they don’t sit thinking about our ideas every day and how badly they want to complete them. [...]
Whether you’ve found a replacement for Google Reader or you’re still looking, you probably spend part of your time reading news feeds, and part of your time reading the links and stories your friends share on Twitter or Facebook. FlowReader combines all of those articles into one interface for easy reading.
Mac: If you tweak certain settings on your Mac a lot, then you know it’s always a little annoying to have to pop into System Preferences every single time to toggle something. Preferences Quick Launch is a small tool that allows you to add those preferences to your Dock or Launchpad.
“If you plan to do an unrealistic number of tasks, you’ll end up dreading the day ahead,” psychologist Alice Boyes writes. “Before I get out of bed, I mentally identify one important task that I will judge the day’s success
Feeling busy? Learn to organize your life and you’ll have so many more hours in the day. This is how all the most successful people live their lives.
Though procrastination is generally frowned upon, it can be beneficial if you use that time as an opportunity to think through a plan to get your things done
The following is a how-to guide with an accompanying mind map that explains step-by-step how to beat overwhelm and become more productive.
So much focus is put on finding the perfect app to manage our next actions, that we often spend more time on hunting, customizing, and tinkering with new apps that sometimes, we forget about the most important part – that we should be doing the task!