Organizing

2 weekly emails save you hours at work

Most admins could cut some wasted time at the office simply by sending their bosses two standard emails a week, says project manager and IT consultant Robbie Abed.

8 tricks help you stay on task at work

Julie Morgenstern, professional organizer and author of Time Man­­age­­ment from the Inside Out, offers these tips for getting rid of workplace distractions.

Make the most of MS Office on your iPad

The Office app remains a relatively new option for iPad users, but one that can really help you boost productivity when you can’t use your laptop or desktop computer.

Clean Out Your Computer Day is coming

Doing maintenance on your PC periodically can help keep routine problems at bay, and Clean Out Your Computer Day offers an official reason to do it. It comes each year on the second Monday in February; this year, it’s Feb. 9.

5 small changes help you get more done

Even little things can affect your productivity in big ways, and making some simple changes to the way you approach your workday can pay off, says Lifehacker’s Eric Rav­­ens­­craft.

Go one step further to keep data safe

Two-factor authentication is a more complex login process that can help keep your online accounts and the information you store in the cloud safe, writes U.S. News & World Report data reporter Lindsey Cook.

1-Minute Strategies: December '14

Turn your next meeting into a walkabout ... Spin your tips into a blog or podcast ... Read another reason to love coffee.

15 tips to get better Google results

Google is a powerful tool for both your professional and personal life—and knowing how it works can help you get even better results. Lifehack’s Katherine Eion offers these tips.

1-Minute Strategies: November '14

Get moving—even if it’s just for a few minutes ... Learn the power of the doodle ... Boost your chances of career success with three simple steps.

Stop email from slowing you down

Constantly checking email is a great way to stop productivity in its tracks. Productivity coach Susan Lasky recommends changing the way you manage your inbox.