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12 Chrome extensions that are pretty much guaranteed to improve your inbox

Are Gmail and Chrome your go-to tools?<p>If you responded with an enthusiastic “yes,” then I’m about to make your life a whole lot easier.<p>I’ve scrounged …

How to Make a Strategic Plan ? - { Part 1 }

Do you know that strategic planning undergoes a stage? A process needs to implement and even you have a definite goal in mind, there are goals that …

Project Management

Agile Ideas: Create a Kanban Board in Microsoft Project

<b>Editor’s note</b>: I am not a historian, but I can read Wikipedia, so feel free to correct me if I am incorrect on any historical records.<p>Back in the …

5 Keys to An Email That Gets Opened Every Time

Try these 5 simple steps to writing emails that even the busiest customers will open every single time.<p>If you've ever attempted email prospecting in sales, you know the frustration of unopened or ignored emails. Before you start banging your head against the wall, take a moment to put yourself in …

Creative Writing

Here’s How I Complete My To-Do List Every Day

I had been doing to-dos wrong for 15 years.<p>I’m a big to-do list person. I’ve probably been making daily to-do lists on yellow Post-its for close to 15 years now. Every night before I go to bed I pen a bulleted list of all the things I need to accomplish the next day. However, inevitably, at the end …

How to Control a Raspberry Pi Remotely From Anywhere In the World

Ever wished you could access your Raspberry Pi when you’re on the road? Perhaps you’ve set up a home security camera, you’re running a private …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Productivity

How to Recruit an IT Project Manager

Many job roles have claimed the title <i>project manager</i>, but in reality, are a far cry from the traditional role with overall responsibility for the …

The 28-year-old CEO terrorizing Bay Street

Michael Katchen might be young, but he's taking on Canada's advisory firms with Wealthsimple, a millennial-friendly investing approach backed by some surprisingly big guns<p>As King Arthur was backed by Lancelot, so too is Michael Katchen (Lancelot the Wealthsimple office dog).<p>If Wealthsimple ever …

Laid-off couple: 'Can we retire now? Can we stay retired?'

When they bought their seasonal dwelling on a small lake in 1987, Betty and Blair's dream was to sell their suburban house and retire to cottage country once they stopped working. Well, that day came sooner than they expected. However, everything worked out fine just the same, thanks to soaring …

BMO warns of fall market surprise, four small-cap stock picks, and how to play defence with ETFs

The kids are back in school and the vacation time is all used up. It's time to get back to work and return your focus to the markets.<p>North American stocks had a very nice summer, thank you very much, with the S&P 500 narrowing in on a fresh record high.<p>However, that doesn't mean the last four …

Business (Canada)