Organizing

Time to tidy up your digital life

October 20, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

Organizing your devices is an easy way to achieve organization in your life, writes Lifehack expert Louise Williams. These sorting tactics can help you organize your apps for easy access.

Keep your travel organized with apps

September 3, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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

August 21, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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

August 17, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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

August 6, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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.
Julie Morgenstern, professional organizer and author of Time Man­­age­­ment from the Inside Out, offers these tips for getting rid of workplace distractions.
Don’t sweat a little pessimism at work … Book just about anything using the Twitter app … Team up to beat stress.

Do you have a Facebook directive?

May 29, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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

May 27, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

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.
When the Office.com 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.
Even if you’re not a chronic procrastinator or someone who’s easily distracted, you can probably think of plenty of tasks you don’t like to do because they’re tiresome. Still, you have to get them done, so find a better way to complete them with these tips from EZ-PR founder Ed Zitron.

How secure is your office smartphone?

May 12, 2015 Categorized in: Organizing

If your employer issues smart­­phones with a GPS feature that can’t be disabled, should you be worried that the data will be used against you? Do you have any rights?
Google Chrome was the most commonly used Web browser in 2014, according to StatCounter. Still, many people aren’t aware of all it can do, says Gizmag tech writer Stu Robarts.