Audrey Shankles

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I’ve been away from Virginia, USA (NOVA/DC, not an outside-the-beltway-girl) for about two years now. In this time, I’ve dreamed up a bunch of little …

Writing

Zenkit Helps You Organize Complex Projects Into Actionable, Bite-Size Steps

Regardless which productivity system or method you prefer, Zenkit is an all-in-one webapp that can help you manage your big projects and activities …

Chocolate truffle recipe as easy as stir and roll

Truffles, the wild sort, are mysterious creatures. They live underground. They look like small, dusty potatoes. And they're tight with certain trees.<p>It's a guest/host relationship: The oak or hazel roots provide the fine fungus filaments with energy. In return, the mushrooms offer important …

How To Find The Best Tool For Measuring Your Employees' Productivity

Productivity tools are everywhere these days. There are tools to measure employee output, manage projects and track online activities, to name only a few. In fact, there are so many tools to track and measure productivity, employees could spend more time fiddling with them than getting work …

Employee Engagement

How to boost your confidence at work with good thoughts

<i>This is part of a series looking at microskills – changes that employees can make to help improve their health and life at work and at home, and employers can make to improve the workplace. The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the Employee Recommended Workplace Award to honour</i> …

Top Google Chrome productivity, privacy and security extensions 2016 | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Google

Lofthouse-Style Frosted Sugar Cookies Recipe

These homemade Lofthouse-style cookies are so light and cake-like, it's not even fair to call them cookies. They're as puffy, soft, and sweet as a vanilla cupcake, with creamy frosting and rainbow sprinkles, too. Take care when scooping the soft batter, or else you'll wind up with cookies shaped …

Handle for Gmail Brings Your Email, To-Dos, and Calendar Together

Chrome/iOS: Handle is the productivity add-on that Google should have made. It seamlessly combines emails, to-do lists, and calendars to make Gmail …

A leading procrastination expert reveals which personality types tend to put stuff off

If you're impulsive, disorganized, or consider yourself a perfectionist, Pychyl says you might not be knocking out tasks in a timely fashion.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor at Carleton University. He has been studying procrastination for the better part of two decades, which makes him perhaps the …

How This CEO Manages Three Companies And His Very Limited Time

Knotable CEO Amol Sarva shares his tips for staying productive, avoiding pointless meetings, and keeping priorities straight.<p>Amol Sarva does many things at once because he has to.<p>The cofounder of Virgin Mobile USA and Halo Neuroscience, Sarva currently runs three businesses, give or take. He’s the …