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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

How to speed up your iPhone after iOS 11 slows it down

This coming Friday, Apple is set to release a number of hotly anticipated new products including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, …

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

Here Are The Trailers You’ve Missed From San Diego Comic-Con So Far

The FOMO-fest at SDCC is heating up.<p>San Diego Comic-Con is in full effect now, which means that the release of trailers, teasers, promos, and activations for your favorite vaguely superheroic/science-fiction/fantastical movies and TV shows has gone from “faucet” to “firehose.” Trying to keep up …

7 Wonderful (And Easy) Indian Dishes You Can Make At Home

Homemade Indian food? Yes, you can! From Chicken Tikka Masala to Homemade Naan, these Indian recipes are all spice-packed, easy to make, and surprisingly family-friendly.<p>1. Chicken Tikka Masala<p>Chicken tikka masala is a dish of marinated and broiled chunks of chicken in a creamy, spice-infused …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Enable Low Quality Image Mode For iMessage In iOS 10, Here's How

Here’s how to enable ‘Low Quality Image Mode’ for iMessages in iOS 10 Messages app on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.<p>One of the fantastic things …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

23 Bullet Journal Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

SO MUCH handwriting envy.<p>If you want a skills refresh, check out our guide to starting a bullet journaling!

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

These Packing Techniques Save Space and Let You Carry More

We’ve covered lots of ways to cram a lot of stuff in small suitcases, but this video and infographic from Expedia is full of handy packing tips to …

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

19 Bedroom Organization Hacks to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

Your day begins and ends in the bedroom, so it only makes sense to give it some extra TLC when the spring cleaning begins. Extra organization keeps you sane just by purging your overflowing drawers, that cluttered nightstand and those messy closet hangers. As an added bonus, it’ll also leave you …

10 Tips To Make You a Slack Wizard

Slack continues to creep into offices and organizations worldwide, bringing a new and intuitive approach to old group chat model. If you’ve been …

Apps

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

33 Evernote Tips, in 140 characters or less | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

Evernote is on a mission to help you work smarter and discover organizational zen. <i>From inspiration to achievement, Evernote is where your work takes</i> …

The New Suicide Squad Trailer Is Insane In Every Way Imaginable

Marvel may have brought together all their best superheroes in <i>The Avengers</i>, but DC is bringing together their very own team of super villains in</i> …

The Simple Trick to Turning Any Stew Into a Pie

This simple trick for turning stew into pie has us wondering what we've been doing all our lives.<p>Come winter there's nothing better than tucking into something warm: your bed, the deep chair by the fire, a familiar book, or best of all, a pie. And, no, we're not talking apple.<p>We're talking <b>savory</b> …

Everything You Need to Know About Using a MicroSD Card With Your Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon’s $50 Fire Tablet only comes with 8 GB of storage, but it also supports MicroSD cards. A MicroSD card is an inexpensive way to add additional …

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$50 Amazon Tablet Can Access Google Play Store

Who would have thought a few years ago that Amazon would be in the tablet market? They are and are a big player now. Recently the company announced a …

Streaming Stick Showdown: Chromecast vs. Roku vs. Fire TV

After Google introduced the first Chromecast two years ago, HDMI dongles quickly became one of the best cheap ways to stream the internet to your TV. …

Smart TV

How to Manage Tasks With Evernote

How do you manage tasks in your career and personal life?Do you employ stacks of notecards, reams of tattered notebooks, or an overflowing inbox of …

The 5 Things That Separate True Leaders From Managers

Yes, there is a difference between managing and leading, and understanding it can only serve you, your business, and your employees well.<p>Do you think leadership and management mean the same thing? If you do, keep reading—knowing the difference will make your job more fun, boost your staff’s morale, …

Leadership

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques

Sometimes you get that photo that is almost perfect. If all it takes to make it great is a little head swap, well, today is your lucky day! I’m going …

iPad App of the Week: Numerics – Dashboards to Visualize Your Numbers

Great apps are a big part of what makes for a great mobile (or even desktop) device. As iPad users, we’ve been fortunate that right from the start there have been rich pickings when it comes to great iPad apps – and we continue to be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding excellent apps for …

Apps

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …