I’m a very low tech person. I’ve logged my time for many different weeks over the years, but I usually just use a word document, or sometimes even pen and paper. What I lose in snazzy visual representation, I feel I make up for with the ability to describe things at length, and break things […]
RescueTime’s new interface is prettier and easier to use, but the service remains tricky to use right.
Trying to find some random email in your inbox is never fun and it’s even harder on an iPhone. However, when you search Mail on your iPhone, you can narrow that search down with a few parameters that you might not know about.
GTD in a team environment can have some pretty astonishing results and the benefits gained on an individual basis can be multiplied across a team.
Gneo is an interesting task management app that tries to do things very differently. On first glance, the app appears to be a cross between Trello and any other GTD app, but what sets it apart is its advanced feature set and rather unique take on overseeing your entire task list.
To-do apps are a dime a dozen, but it’s still good to find tools that make it easier to organize your to-dos, add files and links you may need to refer to, and let you work with other people if you need to. Allthings is one of those tools, and it also makes it easy […]
Get a jump start on those New Year’s resolutions with Lift, the free daily motivation and self-improvement app for iPhone and Android. The app connects with the user’s Facebook and Twitter accounts allowing them to follow friends who are already on the app.
Here are 4 Email hacks that you should implement if you are a Gmail user. There is no doubt that it will increase your productivity
With ZenDay, be better organized, maintain your work/life balance and fight procrastination.
Time tracking apps are among the most predictable apps. They’re all designed to keep track of the time you’ve worked on your projects so you’re fair to both your clients and yourself. Then, the apps typically let you turn your timesheets into invoices, and perhaps track time on the go. Boring, but necessary.
iPhone: To-do apps are everywhere, but finding one that’s feature-packed and based on the GTD system while still being easy-to-use is tough. DashPlus is based on Patrick Rhone’s Dash/Plus system, but GTD-ers might want to take a look at it as well.
Visualize your workflow with our to do list for teams. A kanban tool by Projectplace.
Mac: Email can be organized in all kinds of ways, but if you treat your email like a task, Mail Pilot is a great app for organizing it on the iPhone. Now that same basic app is available on your desktop as a free beta.
Gneo is a new productivity app for both iPhone and iPad that aims to help you stay on top of tasks by prioritizing them accordingly. Anyone can simply make a todo list, but prioritizing that list is where most of us get stuck.
Many of us work in an endless stream of tasks, browser tabs, social media, emails, meetings, rushing from one thing to another, never pausing, and never ending.
Dealing with the demands of everyday life and work requires next-level task management. Here are some of our favorite apps to get the job done.
iOS: Keeping track of all the junk you find online is never an easy task. To help you organize that stuff, Ember is an app that fits somewhere between Pinterest and Evernote, and manages to keep things simple enough that anyone can use it.
Time management tools are necessary in virtually any profession. There are numerous tools and apps that are available to help make life easier and more producti
There are a number of ways to keep up with your daily tasks on iOS and there are thousands of apps in the App Store to help you when Apple’s default apps aren’t quite powerful enough for you.
iOS: Not everyone needs a robust to-do list app like Any.do. Sometimes, all you want is a simple app that looks gorgeous and lets you note what you have to do, with a few basic features like reminders and sorted lists. Meet Taasky.
This year I decided to offer holiday shoppers a bit more time to explore possible gift ideas for the productivity enthusiast
When I joined Buffer, one of the things I was most excited about was seeing how we can get a lot done with a distributed team. I knew that Buffer was specifically set up to work this way and I was curious about seeing that play out.
I was asked quite some time ago on Twitter (or perhaps App.net) how I go about putting various apps through the paces. I’ve put together a few tactics over the years to help me with the process. There’s no way I’d be able to handle working with several task managers and other apps at once […]
Don’t judge a book by its cover–a valuable piece of advice I was taught early in my life, as I’m sure a lot of you where as well. More often than not I find this old adage to be profoundly true, but, at times, I find it incredibly difficult to live by. I, like a […]
When in the flow, concentrating hard and making progress (or not), I, for one, find it difficult to quantify the passing of time. When I’m messing about, tweeting and generally procrastinating, it’s even harder. And that can be frustrating; for the freelancer or pro rata worker, the slipperiness of the seconds, minutes and hours can […]