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How to give a killer presentation

Whether you’re facing the boardroom or the Pre-K classroom, people in all walks of life do presentations. Best be prepared.<p>Here’s a step-by-step …

Microsoft brings Office Lens to the iPad

Microsoft today announced the availability of its Office Lens document scanning app for Apple’s iPad tablet. Office initially launched as a Windows Phone exclusive, and in 2015 Microsoft brought it to Android and the iPhone. Now you can use it on bigger-screened iOS devices.<p>Microsoft brought its …

Microsoft

16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the …

Apps

10 Productivity Resolutions To Simplify Your Workday All Year Long

Put your brain on autopilot, make lists at the end of the day, and other simple tips and tricks can help you have a more productive 2017.<p>Most New Year's resolutions don’t survive long enough to see February. There are myriad reasons why our January 1 ambitions disappear, and many abandon ship as …

Productivity

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

When you receive almost 150 work emails every day, your inbox can quickly become the bane of your existence.<p>That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates …

Productivity

How to spend less time on the internet in 2017

If your New Year's resolution is to spend less time online, congratulations: you're about to embark on an extremely daunting journey.<p>Frankly, cutting out the internet completely is unrealistic and maybe unwise. It's how we communicate with others, how we get our hopefully real news, how we keep up …

Internet

Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

I recently wrote a Mac 911 column titled, “Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere.” I thought that …

Apple News

5 Minutes Early Is On Time; On Time Is Late; Late Is Unacceptable

I’m an entrepreneur, the Founder/CEO of adventur.es (#28 on 2011 Inc. 500), an angel investor, a winemaker (Beshore Family Vineyards), a poverty relief advocate, and the husband to a Ph.D.<p>The author is a Forbes contributor. The opinions expressed are those of the writer.

Leadership

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren't …

Productivity

Cut Your Holiday Stress with These Helpful Templates

Posted by Charlotte Boyd on 11 Nov 2016<p>With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with wrapping up projects, work, and …

Productivity

How to Find Your Parked Car Using iOS 10 on iPhone

No one likes getting lost in a parking lot. iOS 10’s parked car feature allows you to use Maps to find your car in a sea of vehicles. In order for this to work, your car will need either CarPlay or a Bluetooth stereo your iPhone pairs with. Once you’ve set up the parked car feature, it will be …

5 new Dropbox iOS features to help you work on the go

<b>Update (November 2, 2016): Today we’re releasing two new features to help iPad users get more done. The latest version of our app adds support for</b> …

Malcolm Gladwell on the 1 Biggest Problem Every Successful Person Faces

On Lance Armstrong's "The Forward" podcast, Gladwell hits on a simple yet profound truth -- and a universal conflict that never goes away.<p>Malcolm Gladwell has a way of putting something into words, something that you had never really thought about and definitely never articulated yourself -- but …

Malcolm Gladwell

How Breathing Changes Your Brain And Other Tips For Getting Mindful In The Madness

“Take a deep breath.” It’s what your mom told you when you were hyperventilating about some disastrous situation as a kid—maybe a fall off a bike or …

Meditation

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Switched From iOS To Android

I’m a producer on the Forbes technology channel, where I write about digital media and video streaming, among other things. I’m a graduate of the Berkeley J-School and also hold an undergraduate degree in the Humanities and Japanese from Washington University in St. Louis. My work has appeared in …

Apple News

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

4 Effective Strategies to Organize Evernote

Think of Evernote as the engine that helps keep your world running.If you peeled back the hood, you’d be surprised to see that there is the …

Productivity

How to Use Evernote with Google Calendar for Maximum Benefits

Having a digital calendar is practically a necessity when dealing with modern life. Whether you use it as a makeshift to-do list, or whether you …

29 Free Writing Tools and Resources

While improved technology and empowered customers have heralded the rise of content marketing, the importance of communicating well with others is as …

Digital Marketing

How to create shortcuts for frequently accessed notes, notebooks, and searches

Shortcuts are a quick way to access most frequently used content in your Evernote account. Create a shortcut to notes, notebooks, notebook stacks, …

Little-Known LinkedIn Features That Deliver Big Rewards

I’m a personal branding pioneer and consultant, founder of Reach Personal Branding, and bestselling author of the definitive books on executive branding: Ditch.Dare. Do! and Career Distinction. I'm passionate about how personal branding can inspire career-minded professionals to become …

LinkedIn

8 Tips to Master a More Paperless Life With Evernote

When the first Earth Day was proposed at the suggestion of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, paper was the primary means of communication and …

Productivity

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I …

Productivity

5 Tips To Turn Evernote Into The Perfect Recipe Book

I’ve been writing about technology, gadgets, and pop culture for the past two decades. I’ve seen the rise and fall (and rise again) of Apple. I've watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate… In addition to Forbes.com, I am a core contributor at GeekDad.com, where I cover tabletop …

Pediatrics

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. More likely …

It's 8:33 A.M.: Do You Know Where Your Productivity Is?

It’s 8:33 a.m. and daylight is peeking through the windows. So far this morning I wrote for three hours, read for half an hour, and exercised a bit: …

Productivity

Receipts Digitally Organized

Whether it’s for tracking expenses, deductions or for that shirt your husband wants to return, knowing where your receipts are will save you time and …

Productivity

How to Win 2016 with Calendars, Checklists, and Note Links

You’re already using Evernote on every device (if not, you should be) and it’s a tool that is flexible and incredibly powerful to structure all your …

Productivity