Get organized with AllThings

February 28, 2014 Categorized in: Organizing

AllThings is a user-friendly application that can help you organize pretty much anything, Alan Henry writes. More than a checklist, it lets users create tasks, upload files, set up lists of projects and tasks, set deadlines and organize projects by tags and filters.

Secure information before making a sale

February 21, 2014 Categorized in: Organizing

Don’t sell a computer without taking out the hard drive, and don’t sell your phone without similarly securing your personal information first, Dave Johnson writes.

1-Minute Strategies: Feb. ’14

February 6, 2014 Categorized in: AdvancementOrganizing

Do more math to achieve greater career success … Do away with the idea that maintaining eye contact is always a good thing … Rid yourself of email déjà vu with Google’s Canned Re­­sponses.
Just because they’re often hailed as productivity tools doesn’t mean smartphones are always helpful. How do you draw the line between what’s helping and hurting? Some experts offer their take on the issue.

Find focus in a workplace without walls

January 28, 2014 Categorized in: Organizing

If your open office is driving you crazy and damaging your productivity, columnist and workplace expert Anita Bruzzese has advice to help you draw lines and train your focus in the absence of physical boundaries.

Boost your search engine savvy

January 27, 2014 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Finding the information you need on the Web can sometimes be frustrating. Make it easier on yourself with these search tips from Macworld senior contributor Joe Kissell.

Organizing ideas with tablets

January 21, 2014 Categorized in: MeetingsOrganizing

Have you ever been in a meeting and needed to aggregate ideas and then organize them into projects? Here are several mind mapping apps worth trying, suggests marketer Kimberly Deas.

No-iron advice for unexpected wrinkles

January 17, 2014 Categorized in: OrganizingTravel

Even dressing in freshly ironed clothes is no guarantee you’ll stay wrinkle-free between home and work. Luckily, there is a pretty easy fix to be found in wrinkle-release spray, says Erin Greenawald, an editor at The Daily Muse.
If your inbox is always overstuffed and you feel overwhelmed, you’re probably not get­­ting everything done, says Eliza­­beth Grace Saunders, founder of Real Life E Time Coach­­ing & Train­­ing. Here’s what you should be doing instead:
The first few minutes after you arrive at work are critical to organizing your workday. Follow these three steps to coordinate—and simplify—your day’s work.

How to make Siri your admin

December 24, 2013 Categorized in: Organizing

If you’re patient, correct hiccups and tweak settings, Siri will become an effective assistant and maybe even your best friend, says Editor and Publisher Leander Kahney, who offers these tips to turn Siri into a serious assistant.
The Mini Tasker App is a free application that Android users can employ to make their phones operate on autopilot, says Lifehacker writer Alan Henry.

Make Dropbox even better

December 13, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

By providing a secure place to upload and share files anywhere, Dropbox can help boost productivity both in the office and on the go. What some people don’t know is that there’s also a way for other people to upload files into it.