Are you really that productive?

August 20, 2013 Categorized in: OrganizingTime Management

Plenty of people lie to themselves about their own productivity—many without even knowing it. IDoneThis’ chief creative officer, Janet Choi, has some tough love to help you get honest with yourself.
Working from home may not be the norm at many companies, but almost every employee these days is “homing from work,” a new survey says.
An effective assistant/manager relationship is one in which both people know the difference between a crisis and a routine setback. Do you? Does your boss?
Four items (and one idea) that will have disappeared from U.S. workplaces within five years, according to a poll of 7,000 LinkedIn members.

4 apps help iPad heavy work

August 13, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

iPads are great for consuming content, but less so for doing any real heavy work. Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walter Mossberg suggests four of the best applications that can help.

Steps to keep your smartphone safe

August 9, 2013 Categorized in: Organizing

Smartphones contain a lot of in­­for­­ma­­tion that people would like to keep safe, yet many don’t take even basic steps to secure their devices. Consumer Reports recently published several security steps to take.
The world is moving fast these days and employees need to get a lot done while maintaining focus and accuracy, writes Anita Bruzzese, who offers four things to remember to help you be more present and productive at work.
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4 technical time-savers

August 2, 2013 Categorized in: Time Management

Time and money are precious. You can save both with these tips from tech writer Alex Castle.
To take control of your calendar and get more done, The Daily Muse co-founder Alex Cavoulacos recommends you start by asking yourself five questions so you can build a vision of your ideal week.
The most common distraction from work is nonwork-related chats, followed by Internet searches and loud co-workers, according to a new survey of nearly 4,000 workers. Here’s the complete list of what’s eating into productivity.
You can help your organization’s brainstorming sessions soar to new creative heights simply by posting these “Rules of Engagement” for the group to follow.
Keep these common items nearby to fight daily battles with job stress.