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6 Tips for Assessing in OneNote

• <b>Distribute everything!</b><p>The Distribute and Review functions are easily my favourite Class OneNote tools. With a couple of clicks, I can distribute a …

Education Technology

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

Temple Grandin

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Remember the 1996 John Travolta movie <i>Phenomenon?</i> No? Well, that’s okay – neither do I. But I remember the trailer, in which Travolta gets zapped by …

Writing

10 Awesome Mac Features You Can Get on Your Windows PC

I’ve been a Mac user for a long time — the last version of Windows I owned was XP. But I recently built up a gaming PC, and the easy choice for the …

13 Overlooked Chrome Extensions That Reduce Clicks and Save Time

Think about how many hours you spend on the web every day. Since I work from home and do a lot of web-based research, plus many of my leisure …

10 Hidden iPhone Features That Will Make You More Productive

Over the last nine years, iOS has had to walk a thin line: make the OS so simple that anyone can pick it up, but also robust and feature-rich so that …

Siri vs. Alexa: Which Personal Assistant Is Better?

Advertisement<p>Over the last few years, the tech world’s biggest names have each introduced a personal assistant intended to help you run every aspect …

How to Use Google’s Productivity Tools to Maximize Your Time

Until someone puts more hours in the day or days in the week, many of us are stuck with a 40-hour work week. Tackling everything that needs to be …

How to Design Your Own Perfect Day for Productivity

Sometimes we are so relieved to make it through the work day effectively that we avoid thinking about tomorrow. But with a little planning, handy …

5 Happiness Tactics You Can Start Learning Today

Happiness is not a reward for hard work. Sometimes stress ambushes your peace of mind while you are walking home from a tough day at the office. But …

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

Project Management

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

Self-improvement

What Happened When I Got Up At 4 a.m. Every Day For a Week

The Wall Street Journal calls 4 a.m. the most productive hour, citing powerhouses of industry who swear by getting up early to avoid distractions. …

Kurt Vonnegut

Google's Assistant just got even smarter thanks to IFTTT

Between a chat app, two new smartphones and a new in-home avatar, Google's new Assistant is really getting around. While that slow march toward ubiquity continues, it keeps getting smarter, too -- Android Police points out you can now hook up Google Assistant to dozens of new IFTTT recipes, perfect …

9 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up nine common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find …

Time Management

4 Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 4:22 A.M.

Stay healthy and productive by being proactive before the sun comes up.<p>I love waking up when it's still dark out. I feel the most productive when I can get several things done before most of the world is even awake. Eighteen months ago, I wrote a post about why I do that, called "Why I Wake Up at …

Time Management

Want To Tackle Problems At Work Like A Boss? Learn This Thinking Approach From Elon Musk

If you’re eager to improve your work performance, you probably consider yourself an ambitious and forward-thinking contributor to the world of …

Design Thinking

The Simple Calendar Trick That Made My Life More Organized

It shouldn’t be surprising that I developed my intense organizational habits during my college years. Between the classes, extracurricular activities …

An Ode to the Underappreciated Spreadsheet

Spreadsheets get a raw deal. We are so dependent on tools like Excel and Google Sheets for managing budgets and P&Ls that it’s easy to fall into the trap of seeing spreadsheets only as applications for managing money, or at the very least, for working with numbers.<p>But the structure and features of …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With Their Busy Lives

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Emotional Intelligence

12 Ideas to Run Your Life Like a Boss With OneNote

Keeping on top of everything — from your to-do lists and finances, to the articles you read, and the ideas you have — can be a nightmare. All these …

Why Self-Discipline Is the Best Productivity Hack You Need

In the 25 years that the internet has been around, the connected among us have had the superficial, disorganized part of our brain treated to a …

Cash In With 10 of the Best Personal Finance Newsletters

It doesn’t matter whether you’re Bill Gates or living just above the poverty line — there is always something new to be learned about the world of …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

7 Time Management Techniques to Help You Take Control of Your Day

It happens to the best of us. You get so wrapped up in completing one task that before you know it, the day is over and you still have countless items left on your to-do list. Before you let your tasks take control of your day again, remember these helpful time-management techniques.<p>A. Block Time …

Time Management

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

This Excel trick will save you time and impress your boss

Here’s a really easy setup for displaying data in Excel. The key is to create dynamic named ranges. Watch the video to see how to do it in just a few …

3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important.Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …

Time management tips: How to create meetings that work

Be chairman of the board, not chairman of the bored.<p>Meetings are a plague on modern business: bored staff can waste months of their lives nodding …

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

Project Management