Don’t use email as a task manager. Email is meant as a form of communication, not as a task manager.
Do you have a pile of unfinished projects inside your drawer or computer? You know, half-baked ideas, incomplete blog posts, or projects that never left the âwork in progressâ stage? If so, keep reading. The following are tips to help you see things through and ensure that you finish the projects that you start:
Chrome/Safari: Streak, an email organization suite for Gmail, unveiled message tracking today. Now, it integrates with Gmail (or Google Apps), pops up a message to let you know when a message has been read, and offers a timeline view so you can see who’s read it, when, and on what devices. Best of all, it’s […]
If your workspace is in chaos, you could be losing productivity and your job performance will likely suffer. These eight tips can help you keep it all together and get the most out of each hour of the day.
Do you ever have one of those days when you just can’t seem to find focus? When you fritter away your time on nothingnesses, distractions, wandering without really doing something important?
Living in the Second Quadrant is the most effective way to manage your life. GTD helps you do this.
Do you leave emails in your inbox long after you’ve dealt with them? Here’s why that might be a mistake.
Where does the time go? Time management is much more complicated than during the pre-Internet era. Slipping from the Internet to the brick and mortar and back again in a flash can make even the most organized and disciplined person become distracted and unproductive.
Some workers like to listen to anything when they find themselves losing focus. They may also plug in their ear phones to escape a work environment that’s too noisy — or too quiet — or to make a repetitive job feel more lively.
Google Drive is a souped-up productivity machine with lots of features you may not have even noticed. Here are 16 you shouldn’t miss.
IT’S A CHALLENGE many of us face on a daily basis: how to get through your working hours without achieving too much. Here are the key techniques you should be versed in.
Can you choreograph your day and set your movements to your internal rhythm and music?
We keep a clean office, there’s no secret about that, and the desks are usually clear of papers and clutter. Some call it minimalism, others call it clean, but mostly people just call it “wow” and ask how we keep such clean lives.
Web: 100 wants to motivate you into learning a new skill in a hundred days by tracking your progress each day through a short video post. Along the way, people can like your vids and send you a few words of encouragement too.
Today is an important day. You may not have thought of it as such, but it is. Why? Because today is the one day you can control. What will you do with it? Today Is Your One Day You probably spend t…
I can “Google it” quickly and efficiently. Here are some of my best tips!
Harvard Business School Assistant Professor Ethan S. Bernstein explains why decreasing workplace transparency can increase productivity.
David Sparks has just released his latest book, Email: A MacSparky Field Guide, and this one is all about getting control of your email. As with Sparks’ other guides, this 300-page book is filled with almost two hours of screencasts and over 200 screenshots that support Sparks’ premise that you can get control of your […]
Akron, OH (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Leading manufacturer of carefully crafted stand up desks, Amish Country Furniture at StandUpDesks.com says stand up desks are proven to increase productivity and creativity. Many are put off by the idea of standing all day simply because they believe it will be uncomfortable. Contrary to popular belief standing for […]
How to take a break from work and still get things done.
Roughly five years ago, Apple released iWork ’09. But at the time, a different Apple lived in a different world: (non-Web) iPhone apps had been introduced only six months earlier and all Macs except the woefully underpowered first-gen MacBook Air still had optical drives.
You want to work from home, but do you know what it takes to get the job done? It’s no small feat, as any professional freelancer or consultant will assure you. While it may seem like you can get paid to stay home in your pajamas and snack on bon-bons, working from home can be […]
This infographic from Ridiculously Efficient showcases these stats and more. So, sit up straight, adjust your screen, and gain some insight into how bad those hunched shoulders really are for you.
The reason most people are unable to meet their own expectations is, obviously, because they can’t put in the amount of work that is needed.