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Trello’s Evernote Integration: Perfect For Writers With Workflows

Writers know that inspiration can strike at any moment, even when it’s inopportune. Any writer will describe that desperate feeling of not wanting to …

Flexible Workflow

Using multiple Trello boards, you can map out a larger workflow. Here is how to organize your Trello boards when you have more than just one: Tricks …

A Step by Step Guide to Using Trello for Team Retrospectives

An inside look at how we use Trello to facilitate phenomenal, remote-friendly retrospectives that improve the way we work every week!<p>What Is A …

The Pomodoro Technique for better productivity

This guest post is by Francesco Cirillo, the creator of the Pomodoro Technique. It's a short introduction to a relatively simple and yet powerful …

Pomodoro Technique

An Agile Workflow That Keeps Tasks Flexible In Trello

Tutorial: Set up this agile workflow in Trello to plan your agile and scrum frameworks with ease! Great for both technical and non-technical project …

Tips For Managing A Remote Team

Managing a remote team requires special considerations, but when done right it can actually be a more rewarding experience for all employees.

Employment

Dangerously Productive

Do you remember your first Trello “aha!” moment? We all have one: that exact moment when a neat Trello trick blows your mind so profoundly, and …

The Five Uncommon Habits Of Highly Productive People

Learn why one productivity expert swears that the key to getting more done is by cutting your work week in half.

Even Early Focus Groups Hated Clippy

Women told Microsoft the animated paper clip was leering at them. The software company didn’t listen.<p><i>This is part of an occasional series about abandoned Internet icons like Twitter’s Fail Whale and AOL’s Running Man.</i><p>Clippit, the infamous Microsoft Office assistant, lived like a firework, or …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Phree Mobile Input Device Uses 3D Laser Tech

Styluses and smart pens may enhance productivity and creativity, but users can still encounter problems, especially outside of specifically compatible screens, tablets, notebooks or apps.<p>Phree, a new input device set to launch later this year, is designed to let you use almost any surface to …

How Smart Traffic Lights Could Transform Your Commute

The traffic signals along Factoria Boulevard in Bellevue, Wash., generally don’t flash the same stretch of green twice in a row, especially at rush …

Transportation

Dropbox for Gmail Makes it Easy to Send Large Files

Back in February, Dropbox released an extension for Chrome to make it easy to add your files right into Gmail. The tool is today receiving some updates to make it a lot more useful.<p>Now you can send large files more easily – just click the Dropbox icon, select your files or folders and click ‘Insert …

Google Updates its Classroom App with New Features

A year ago, Google marked Teacher Appreciation Week in the US by announcing the arrival of Google Classroom.<p>Today, in celebration of the anniversary, Google is adding new features to the platform, such as the ability to grade assignments on phones and give private feedback notes to individual …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying …

Self-improvement

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management