Category: writing

Remembering 9/11

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Productivity without work

The best way to appear productive without doing anything is to pass all your work off on others, while still maintaining oversight, so you can take the credit. Don’t just pass the work off to co-workers, that is a quick way to get noticed in your plan, instead go to websites where you can hire…


Out of Office Series: Calendar App: Business Calendar

As part of my Out of Office Series, I am searching for a great calendar app, one that can replace my trusty Dayplanner (yes, one of those). I often find myself out of the office, getting  calls and needing to coordinate schedules, or setting up a task for a later date, or about 1,000 other…


Productivity: Apps I use

So, I have talked about some of the apps I use, now it seems like time to talk about how I use them and how they help my productivity and time management. At first glance it may seem like I am using redundant apps, but each has different strengths and weaknesses, so I use them…


Out of Office series: Note App: Onenote

So my love of post-it notes is slowly being replaced by note apps on my phone, tablet, and computer; yet I still find myself whipping out my trusty post-its, or grabbing a note book for notes still. So onward my search continues. I went ahead an downloaded the Onenote app onto my phone and tablet,…


Out of Office Series: Note App: Evernote

So to continue along with my out of office series, I am reviewing Evernote. I downloaded this app to my phone and tablet, than downloaded it to my computer as a Chrome extension. Gave this a real try out. Needs/Expectations: Phone and tablet sync: This app quickly syncs across all platforms. The notes update as…


Out of Office Series: Note App: Google Keep

I am a self professed post-it junkie, my office is littered with them, so as I am transitioning over to using my tablet and phone more while out of the office, I am seeking an app to fill this void. I downloaded Google Keep to my phone and tablet, and gave it a test run….


Out of Office Series: Note App: Color Notes list

I am a post-it note junkie, my office is littered with them, I keep stacks of various sizes and colors in my briefcase. So as I am trying to transition my workflow more to my phone and tablet, I need an app that can fill that void left by not having post-it notes to stick…


Out of Office Series: Task List App: Any.do

Any.Do In my search for a task list managing app, I downloaded the app Any.do, to my phone and tablet, based upon  several reviews I read. Figuring so many reviews must mean a powerhouse product. Signing on allowed me to link it to my Facebook, Google account or creating a freestanding account. This alows for…


Out of Office Series: Task List App: Wunderlist

Wunderlist In my quest for a task manager app, I downloaded Wunderlist to both my phone and tablet. After registering with my email address to create a profile on Wunderlist, I started playing around with it. I started testing the app against my list of needs. Needs: Phone and tablet sync-the device were easily able…