Keep your travel organized with apps

Travel can become stressful quickly. Fortunately, there are plenty of free organizational apps to save the day—and they can save you money as well, writes Julie Kliegman for The Week. She recommends seven free apps that can make your traveling experience much easier.

Cloud computing made easy

Cloud computing allows businesses to increase productivity and de­­crease costs, but moving into the cloud can be a challenge, says Rick Delgado, Life­­hack. These services can help smooth the transition.

Focus your mind to boost productivity

It’s often hard to stay focused on the present, writes Katherine Barr for Inc. Learning to focus and spend time in the present helps you perform better at work and ignore distractions. Here are Barr’s suggestions.

New iPhone 6 case reuses phone's power

While mobile technology continues to impress and entertain, issues such as battery life and signal strength continue to annoy users, says Mental Floss Assistant Editor Rebecca O’Connell. Nikola Labs is addressing the power problem with a new iPhone 6 case that gives phones an extra 30% of power by converting radio frequencies into DC power.

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.

1-Minute Strategies: July '15

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Kids... and a job... without going crazy?

Working outside the home and raising children at the same time can be a challenge, but there are ways to do both successfully, says computer programmer and productivity blogger L.J. Earnest.

Do you have a Facebook directive?

Have you ever wondered what would happen to your Facebook account after you die? Face­book’s new Facebook Legacy Contact service will let you decide, says Lifehack contributor Matt Okeefe.

Stay totally in the loop with CRMs

At some point in your admin career, you’ll probably encounter customer relationship management soft­­ware. These databases help organizations keep track of the relationships they have with clients, customers, potential clients and other contacts.

Are those images you're using legal?

When the Clip Art library shut down in late 2014, it was a blow to those who produce office memos, newsletters and other publications. It can be tempting to just use any images you find online, but doing so is asking for trouble, legal experts say.