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5 Quick Tips For More Confident Networking

Networking with strangers can be a terrifying experience for many people, especially when it’s in-person. What do you say? What if you’re awkward? …

HOW TO: Manage a Virtual Workforce

<i>(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by our good friends at</i> <i>SilkRoad</i><i>, a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management software.</i> …

Secrets of the Most Productive People I Know

The path to productivity is not a new assistant or project management software. It's these four shared characteristics.<p>Like most everyone else, I worry about productivity. Since there aren't more hours in the day, how can I get more done? That's made me reflect on the truly productive people I've …

GTD Times

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018 by GTD Times Staff<p>We’re excited to announce the release of our new GTD & Trello Setup Guide. This Guide will show you how …

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

Seven Strategies for Simplifying Your Organization

<i>This post is co-authored with Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Over the past several years we have heard hundreds of managers talk about the negative impact of complexity on both productivity and workplace morale. This message has been reinforced by the findings of major CEO surveys conducted by IBM and KPMG [PDF], …

8 Ways to Be Re-Inspired at Work

After a while, some people get complacent or dissatisfied with their company. Here are eight ways to find that magic again.<p>Doing the same thing day in and day out can grow tedious and make you feel stagnant. Often you may feel in a rut. Even entrepreneurs get bored and lose the spark they had with …

The New Way to Network

Do you know how to manage your network, and how to use it to promote your personal and professional goals? This seems to be a hot topic these days.<p>My …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

The civil servants of the future look like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

No one at the Government Digital Service wears a suit. You won't find any briefcases either – in fact, you will struggle to find anyone wearing a …

Main

Writing & Editing<p>14 techniques for more thorough proofreading Typos, misaligned days and dates, and links that send you to an error page (or worse) …

How to Sync Google Calendar with the iPad

Google has made some changes this year to how Google Calendar syncs with iOS devices. For years I have just setup Google Sync as an Exchange account in Settings on the iPad and iPhone and it has worked beautifully for me. It had been especially good whenever I got a new iPad or iPhone – as all I …

50 essential photography tips

Whether photography is a hobby or a profession, you'll get a whole lot more out of it if you understand how it works. With a firm grasp of aperture, …

Landscape Photography

Iterations: Calendar Frenzy, Google Now, and Apple’s “Anticipatory Computing” Problem

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Now that the Mailbox sale to Dropbox is complete, let’s move on to the next native iOS app that everyone wants to replace: The Calendar. Yes, the calendar. Nearly every other conversation I had this …

Just Say No to Micromanaging

Micromanagement could have a huge long- and short-term negative impact on your ability to be effective as a manager.<p>Micromanagement. It may seem like a little thing that's isolated to a few managers, or staff in your company, but the effects of micromanagement could have a huge long- and short-term …