Productivity

By Jay Jayasuriya | Things that makes life more productive.

4 Underrated Email Productivity Hacks

The average person spends 28 percent of their work week reading and responding to emails. Imagine what you could achieve with just a few of those …

Productivity

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day

These science-backed techniques will drastically improve your ability to get more done.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage …

Time Management

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Your To-Do List Has a Major Flaw (And Actions You Can Take Now to Make it More Effective)

To-do lists are popular and effective, but there’s a good chance you’re making yourself less productive.<p>To-do list is a time-honored system. It’s …

Time Management

How to Spend the First 30 Minutes of Your Day to Maximize Productivity

How you spend your morning makes or breaks your day.<p>As entrepreneurs, we often work late into the night, only to roll out of bed the next morning, picking up where we left off. One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're always doing, doing, doing and searching for new and novel ways …

Productivity

Introducing Shared Channels: Where you can work with anyone in Slack

Whether you work at a 10-person firm or a company that’s 10,000 strong, channels in Slack give your team a foundation for work that’s fundamentally …

3 Ways Your Business Unknowingly Kills Worker Happiness And Productivity

Surfing the web, social media, water cooler chats. These are just some of the usual culprits that distract workers from being productive. While that may be true, there’s also something else at play – something that the employers themselves are responsible for.<p>Endless distraction from working in an …

The Workplace

6 Ways Well Organized People Get More Done Every Day

There is a strong correlation between productivity and always knowing where you left your keys.<p>Disorganization is costly. Whether you're at home or in the office, it's stressful to be always looking for something. Organized people don't have that stress.<p>Studies have found that reducing clutter …

Productivity

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The good news? That struggle will be a thing of the past if you …

Productivity

Why Success in the Morning Starts the Night Before

A successful day begins with a purposeful morning.<p>A lot has been written about the power of your morning routine to set your day on a positive …

Time Management, Success and Management

Productivity<p>The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling<p>Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't …

Better HDR in Photoshop CS6!

Seven reasons why home working is the future

Commuters using South West Trains this morning faced major delays following a loss of all signalling in south-west London.<p>Train services are expected to be cancelled, revised or delayed by up to 90 minutes, until at least 2pm this afternoon. The firm has subsequently urged passengers not to travel …

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

Time Management

7 Great Apps to Help You With Your Side Hustle

If you’re getting ready to start a side hustle, your phones and tablets are about to be put to good use for way more than texting your bestie, checking in with your parents, and making your pet Instagram famous. You’ll need to support your freshly minted entrepreneurial pursuits with social media …

Are You Taking the Time to Truly Be a Leader

When it comes to leading yourself and others, are you? Your solution may be just a breath away.<p>I had a call with a client last week. We'd had a gap in time together due to travel and business, and well... life... and we'd set up a deep dive to bring us back together, reground some of our work, and …

Leadership

The Perfect Notebook Designed To Replace Those Productivity Apps (video)

If you feel overwhelmed by the amount of productivity applications you have on your smartphone and need a little clarity and focus you may be …

Productivity

Several People Are Typing — The Official Slack Blog

Getting started: Your first week in Slack<p>Slack<p>Jul 27<p>To market, to market: Bringing a retail food product to life with Slack<p>To market, to market: …

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

iPhoneography

How To Boost Your Personal Productivity: A Complete Guide

Learn the methodology behind true productivity as well as tried and true methods for increasing your productivity today in this free guide from …

This Simple Productivity Hack Will Double Your Output

These days, we’re all striving for optimal productivity. We want to work, in the words of Daft Punk, “harder, better, faster, stronger.” But how? …

Productivity

Slack adds threaded messages to take the clutter out of public channels

Evolving beyond chat<p>Slack today is rolling out message threads inside its familiar chat window, allowing teams to have more focused conversations inside a new "flex pane" that appears next to the main chat. The feature, which has been a top request of Slack users, reflects the company's evolution …

Collaboration

Trello Is Being Acquired By Atlassian

Today we’re excited to announce a new chapter in Trello’s story, and a new chapter for the story of the future of work.

Atlassian

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

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Productivity Tips for Freelancers

7 Hikes to Take Instead of Going Shopping on Black Friday

Don't want to shop? Get outside instead.<p>As crowds of Americans rush to begin their holiday shopping seasons with the sales of Black Friday, many …

Road Trips

6 Apps That Will Make You Life and Work Better

You're missing out if you're not using these free or inexpensive tools.<p>Whether you're looking for ways to make your smartphone work harder for you, or a browser add-on to improve the way you work online, I've tested and can recommend a few solid apps worth downloading.<p>1. Headspace<p>The daily practice …

Collaboration

14 Time Management Templates to Help You Get Organised

Download these 14 Time Management Templates to help you get organised, feel less overwhelmed and take control. These templates are simple and ready …