Productivity Tips Articles

  • The pros and cons of the different versions of Microsoft Outlooks.

    Do You Have the Right Outlook? Not on Life, But on Your Computer?

    February 23, 2017

    Outlook 2016. Office 365 Outlook. Outlook.com. OWA. That’s enough choices to make my brain go “owa”. I read all my course reviews. Every last one of them. I need to know if I have to make any changes to future updates, so your complete honesty is like gold to me. I’ve read enough reviews of members who realized too late that they were watching the wrong Outlook...

  • These tips are from David Allen, author of "Getting Things Done."

    5 Productivity Tips That'll Make You Rethink Your Day

    February 23, 2017

    Recently, I watched David Allen’s free LinkedIn Learning course, Getting Things Done. The course was exactly what the title described – it was on how to better get things done. Like most productivity experts, Allen says it comes down to managing your focus and energy, not necessarily your time. But what was interesting and what makes Allen such an in-demand...

  • How to generate a PDF in any Windows 10 application

    You Can Now Generate a PDF From Any Windows 10 App. Here's How.

    February 16, 2017

    Before the release of Windows 10, there was no native way to save documents as PDFs in Windows. If you wanted to share a file as a PDF, you had to rely on Adobe Acrobat or some other third-party application to generate it for you. Thankfully, Windows 10 now has built-in PDF creation abilities, allowing you to create a PDF from any application that has a Print...

  • Gretchen Rubin has good advice on how to form lasting work habits.

    Why You Should go to the Gym The First Day of a New Job

    February 15, 2017

    So it’s your first day at a new job. You want to make a good impression, and so the last thing you should focus on is starting a new...

  • A slide from a Prezi presentation.

    Tired of the Standard Slide Presentation? Try Prezi.

    January 18, 2017

    When you think of presentation software, Microsoft PowerPoint is most likely the program that first comes to mind. PowerPoint has...

  • These steps will help you achieve flow.

    How to Get In The Zone Right Now And Produce Amazing Work

    January 11, 2017

    Right now, I bet there’s something you need to do. Some task that you want to do well, but you are tired or distracted or just can’t...