Productivity

Anything to do with Productivity

Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 13 days ago

You can’t say you can’t play

Lenny Levine was a great kindergarten teacher. And he ran his class by this one rule.It means that if another kid comes along, you need to include them in your game.That’s it.It changes everything. It puts an emphasis on connection, not exclusivity. It changes the dynamic...continued
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - about 11 hours ago

Microsoft’s Cortana drops consumer skills as it refocuses on business users

With the next version of Windows 10, coming this spring, Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant will lose a number of consumer skills around music and connected homes, as well as some third-party skills. That’s very much in line with Microsoft’s new focus for Cortana, but ...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 1 day ago

IoT Can Put Your Data at Risk, Here’s How

IoT has progressively made its way into the day-to-day lives of both individuals and businesses. From cars to coffee makers to smart factories, the devices that surround us are becoming increasingly connected. The benefits of bringing IoT into our homes and offices are nu...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 1 day ago

$1.5 billion productivity software startup Asana is moving into helping salespeople do their jobs...

On Thursday, the $1.5 billion work management software startup Asana launched new products for operations, sales, and account management teams.Earlier this month, Asana announced that it filed to go public with a direct listing — an alternative to a traditional IPO in whi...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 2 days ago

Take Back Your Time with Context Scheduling

Multi-tasking is a focus drain. Boost your productivity with context scheduling, or time blocking.February 25, 2020 6 min readOpinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.On August 6, 1991, the day the internet became available to the public, the world ch...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 3 days ago

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is $250 cheaper than on Presidents Day

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.TL;DR: As of Feb. 25, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop (Gen 7, 1TB) is going for $1,399 with code THINKBONUS. This is over $2,000 off the MSRP and $250 cheaper than i...continued
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 3 days ago

With cinnamon, fruit and mint-flavored nicotine gum, is LA’s Lucy Goods the next Juul?

With cinnamon, fruit and mint-flavored nicotine gum, is LA’s Lucy Goods the next Juul?David Renteln, the Los Angeles-based co-founder of Soylent and the co-founder and chief executive of new nicotine gum manufacturer Lucy Goods, thinks there should be a better-tasting, le...continued
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 3 days ago

This $40 Microsoft Office training can help you reach new levels of productivity

Microsoft Office is the world's most popular office suite, used in virtually every industry in countries around the world. It's very likely the first skill you listed on your resume because knowing how to use it is practically a prerequisite for employment anywhere. While...continued
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 3 days ago

Go Ahead and Waste Time

Image : ShutterstockI’ll be the first person to say that I love optimizing my life. I’ve spent over a decade mastering David Allen’s Getting Things Done productivity system, and tried-and-true lifehacks like email batching, meal planning, and habit stacking are all essent...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 4 days ago

5 Goal-Setting Journals That Can Help You Stay Productive in 2020

The first step to crushing your goals is putting them down on paper.February 24, 2020 3 min readDisclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the reven...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 5 days ago

THE CHATBOTS IN INSURANCE PLAYBOOK: Case studies on how three insurers are using chatbots to boos...

Business Insider Intelligence Incumbent insurers are using chatbots to transform from passively engaging customers to putting customer engagement at the forefront of their business models.The insurance sector has been far behind other sectors of financial services when it...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 5 days ago

Hot productivity startup Monday.com is making a bet on helping non-developers build apps to manag...

Workplace productivity startup Monday.com is adding low code/no code tools to its platform as part of a big update to its software.Adding no code/low code tools is part of the company's larger strategy to became a central hub where employees can access all their external ...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 6 days ago

How Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Wreak Havoc On Your Productivity

Frosted trees in the winter GettyOver the weekend, a friend who lives in southern Florida sent me a screenshot from his weather app: 84 degrees and sunny. What a friend, right?Where I’m located, like in so many other areas of the country, it’s gray and cold outside. It’s ...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 9 days ago

10 smart note-taking tips that can boost your productivity

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to the future of work this year? Check out the full program here.I long ago stopped reading books on note-taking. They were always too vague and boring, full of platitudes that had little to do with the world outside...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 13 days ago

10 Presidents Day Weekend Sales That Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Get more done with help from these great products.February 16, 2020 3 min readDisclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale f...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - 10 days ago

Use Your 'Commute Time' When You Work From Home

Photo : ShutterstockIf you work from home, you’ve probably read every tip you can get your hands on for optimizing your workday. And I’m sure you know all the big ones: set a schedule, shower and get dressed, don’t eat at your desk, get some exercise.Big yawn, OK? I’ve be...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 11 days ago

A computer science professor at Brown uses a single text file to organize his to-do list every da...

One file to rule them allMy productivity app for the past 12 years has been a single .txt fileBy Jeff Huang on 2020-01-31The biggest transition for me when I started college was learning to get organized. There was a point when I couldn't just remember everything in my he...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 11 days ago

The best new apps that stressed entrepreneurs and freelancers should use to manage projects, boos...

When it comes to apps and platform tools to run your business, the choices can be overwhelming.If there's a business management problem to solve, odds are there's a tailor-made service to help out.The downside to this abundance is that you can easily find yourself wasting...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 11 days ago

How to Make Stress Work to Your Advantage

Learn how to transform pressure into productivity.February 17, 2020 5 min readOpinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” — William JamesIn the early days of building...continued
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 13 days ago

General Catalyst leads $6 million investment in team productivity startup Range

In case you haven’t heard, VCs are loving on workplace software as of late, and productivity tools that help teams collaborate seem to be a particular frothy area of investment. A smattering of top VC firms and angels, including General Catalyst, First Round Capital, Bloo...continued
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 14 days ago

The New Razer Blade Stealth Is The Tiny Gaming Laptop I Always Wanted

When Razer introduced its 13-inch Stealth laptop in 2016, I didn’t do a review. I was told it wasn’t a gaming machine, strictly a productivity device. The latest Razer Blade Stealth, outfitted with Nvidia’s Geforce GTX 1650 mobile graphics, can play PC games capably witho...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 14 days ago

Where top VCs are investing in construction robotics

Venture capital has been flooding the various subverticals under the robotics umbrella in recent years, and the construction space is one of the largest beneficiaries.Last November, we surveyed 13 of the top robotics-focused VCs to find out which areas of robotics are exc...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 15 days ago

How to Block Out the World When You're Trying to Work

Photo : ShutterstockLoner Week Loner Week Calling all loners! Dining alone, gaming alone, traveling the world alone... there's a lot to be said for enjoying the finer things in life solo. It's Loner Week at Lifehacker, and we've got hacks for every possible way to make th...continued
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1adaf62f6727e453ef8e84f05a069975 Oren @Oren - 16 days ago

4 Easy Tech Tweaks You Can Make Today to Boost Productivity

Get your tech right or your workflow and productivity will suffer.February 11, 2020 5 min readOpinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.For most entrepreneurs, technology is a lifeline. Devices mediate vital communications. Scheduling programs help org...continued
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 16 days ago

Someone Built a Distraction-Free Cellphone With a Working Old-School Rotary Dial

Photo : Justine HauptThe smartphone changed the world, but it wasn’t all for the better. Mobile devices are packed full of endless productivity-killing distractions, and the ability to actually make a phone call almost seems like an afterthought now. A frustrated Justine ...continued
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