Putting time limits on things is “timeboxing.” You put a box around the time you will spend on something. Timeboxing is how you can get more out of your days and out of your life, whenever you want.
iPhone: We’re fans of CARROT, the to-do app that makes you work for your success by adding a bit of hostility to your to-dos. Today, it adds some new features, including a new speech synthesizer, a new story chapter, and more.
Everyone has a backlog of work they need get done at one time or another, but actually getting to it is a pretty daunting task. One way you can help yourself take it on is by imagining you’re preparing for vacation and you need to get it done before you leave.
Work ceases being a hamster wheel when we start setting priorities strategically and focusing on the most important tasks.
Procrastinating feels lazy. You know you shouldn’t, but you do it anyway because work is hard. Planning, brainstorming, and discussing feels productive because you’re talking about doing stuff. If you don’t move to action, though, there’s no difference between the two.
Experts weigh in on the weirder ways a person can be more productive throughout the day.
Worksnaps have addressed this issue with a visual workaround, now available to all who are interested in fixing these problems of visualizing large amount of data. Worksnaps is excited to announce new reporting features to its existing suite of tools that are available to our clients. With these added reporting features, our clients are more […]
Waiting to discover your purpose? That’s a stupid strategy.
Noah St. John writes a great post for CYT on which goals you should stop trying to achieve so you can be happy.
I’m home today after a five-week road trip with my nineteen year old son. Wow. Where to begin? By blogging about how to begin, of course! But seriously, as I “unpack” (literally) this amazing adventure we’ve just experienced, I also have immediate and pressing professional responsibilities that require my attention. So I’ve spent this morning […]
Don’t let your inbox control your life! Learn 4 email management tips to help better manage your email overload and become more productive at work.
Every Wednesday is List Day, or Tip Day, or Quiz Day. Today: some common misconceptions about habits. Just about all of us are interested in habits — whe
Chrome: If you want the buzz of a coffee shop or the sounds of the ocean while working, but don’t have bandwidth to spare, Elmnts is a minimalistic Chrome extension that does it all offline.
Conventional wisdom says you should always have a backup in case you can’t do what you set out to do. But sometimes, the best motivation can be to get rid of of any safety net and leave yourself no choice apart from achieving your goals.
We all need to change some of our habits. When we spot a problem, it’s easy to jump straight to what we think is the solution. If you really want to fix it, though, make the first habit you develop self-awareness about the problem.
Guest Post Most individuals devote a certain amount of time to keeping their homes clean. However, it is also important to give thought to this task in the
Too many things to do and not enough time to do them? New apps are designed to act as personal time assistants to get tasks done and improve productivity.…
Very often we dream of making big changes in our lives very quickly – whether it’s weight loss for 50 pounds, becoming a six-figure entrepreneur or running our first marathon under 3 hours.
Being overworked is a big issue. Check out these 8 signs you’re overworked, and take a personal day!
Most people solve a problem by identifying a goal and then pursuing a path directly towards that ideal, but when you ask a successful entrepreneur what to do, you might get a different answer. They don’t think in terms of an endpoint; they think of the process.
It might seem counter-intuitive, but one of the best ways to take on a new habit or goal might be trying the complete opposite of what you think is the best way.
Work, family life, and personal duties all equal a hectic life. You may think you have no control over your time. Although, this may not be true. Follow the advice presented in this article and you will soon be a pro at time management.
As part of a larger effort to promote using the iPhone and iPad as office devices, Apple has worked with developers to discount 20 popular productivity apps.
We all know that taking breaks helps increase productivity, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to actually do. Harvard Business Review suggests simply slotting two 15-minute breaks into your day to make sure you’re always on top of things.