iOS: Most to-do apps that allow you to collaborate with people require everyone to sign up for an account, but List Weaver keeps things simple by simply integrating with iCloud so sharing lists is incredibly easy. It’s also free.
In my constant attempt to be as organized as possible, I’ve found a system that is currently working well for me. I was on a quest to find the perfect planner this year, and honestly I couldn’t find it. A few were close, but none had everything I was looking for with the exterior I […]
Habits that kill your productivity are often very innocent and sneak up on you out of nowhere and cause big harm. Learn them and turn them around.
If you are like me, you are always on the lookout for new apps to help drive the productivity of your business. However, whenever you read the latest stories on must have apps,Â they always talk abo…
A recent study by the American Management Association reports US workers spend an average of 1 hour and 47 minutes per day dealing with email. Nearly 2 hours! We could produce statistic after stati…
I’ve been re-reading Tony Schwartz’s book The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, and this guest post by Robyn Adams definitely speaks to a major theme in the book: the power of sleep.
Blog post at Asian Efficiency – Time Management and Productivity : One of the most common complaints I hear amongst my office-working peers nowadays is this: I can’t just focus long enough on one thing t[..]
Joel is one of the most productive people I know and he has a secret that all of us can use to become more productive.Like most of us, Joel has a lot on his plate. He’s the father of two kindergarten-aged children. Both he and his wife work full-time demanding jobs. That’s more than enough…
Does it sometimes feel like email is taking over your life? Considering that reading and responding to email accounts for about 28% of our total workweek, this isn’t much of an exaggeration. The good news is that there are practical and proven ways to help reduce the time you spend dealing [...]
I’ve documented how I’m not a huge fan of starting the new year in January , so I took last month and prepared for the months to come. As someone who use energy levels as an indicator of what to do and when to do it, I actually find I’m more in rhythm with how […]
10 Questions to Ask Before You Hit Send â Part I Do you suffer from e-mail overload?Â Get copied on everything under the sun? Have others in your company b
Next time you want to cut into your sleep to get something done, ask yourself if it’s really worth it.
I’ve made my share of good decisions during my career. But, as far as time management goes, I freely admit my struggles. Last year I drafted the post The Ugly Truth About Time Management, (partially based on my own relationship with time).
Balancing your time isn’t always the easiest task. DailyWorth shares the best times of day for you to do everything from drinking coffee to visiting the doctor.
This is part two in the series. In part one, I discussed the rules and detail designs of a plain text based task management experiment. The tag and project structure in the TaskPaper format is flexible and easy to comprehend. But the system is only as good as the tools available for working with the […]
Did you sleep well last night? No? Do you know what you can do to feel better and more rested ALL THE TIME? Take a nap every single day! Studies have shown that a 20-90 minute nap before 4:00 p.m. is totally worth the effort! Are you skeptical? Let me tell you some of the […]
You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are hovering around the 80–year mark. Women in Japan are the highest, with […]
iOS: You probably don’t store all your files in one cloud service. For example, you may have links and notes in Evernote, documents in Google Drive, and images in Dropbox. Octonious not only browses and searches through all of these services, but also lets users create “collections” to share with others.
Gmail has been a popular choice of email service for business owners as well as employees since a long time. Unfortunately, even today, there are thousands of users who havenât explored the extent of Gmailâs features. Gmail is most commonly used for its basic function of being an email service. But once you explore the… […]
You have a most important todo on your list. What is it? (Hint: Have you even looked at your list?) Name it. Choose it. Prioritize it. Make sure, that no matter what, you get your most important to…
Blog post at Asian Efficiency – Time Management and Productivity : Email can be a huge time sink. Most of us deal with email for a couple hours a day, but it can be cut down substantially when you avoid [..]
Experts love to say that meetings kill productivity. Unnecessary and poorly planned meetings certainly do. But some meetings are necessary. Meetings can se
Do you rarely make it through your long list of to-dos each day? According to a LinkedIn survey last year, you’re not alone. But we’ve found a few great tricks that’ll increase your productivity and help you actually finish everything up.
We can’t magically grant you more time in the day, but we can share a little secret for getting more done in the time that you do have: aggressively guarding your schedule. Here are two simple steps to getting started.
I heard someone say something yesterday that really pissed me off. They said, “I would do a lot more in life but I can’t control time. There isn’t enough time in a day, that’s the problem.”
This week, I thought I’d answer some questions about workplace productivity. Whether you’re just starting out or have been settled into a job for a few years, the knowledge of how you work best will make you a stronger, more effective employee at every stage of the game.