Productivity Tips Articles

  • Instructions for How to Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac

    Good News: You Can Now Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac. Here's How.

    January 30, 2018

    Users who have migrated from Google Apps have long been frustrated with the lack of ability to collaborate in real time on the desktop version of Office 2016 for Mac. But, as of Jan. 18, Office 365 subscribers should have the updated version 16.9, allowing them to work together in MacOS. How to Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac As you should...

  • Instructions on how to link an Linked Excel File into PowerPoint.

    Why and How to Embed an Excel Spreadsheet into a PowerPoint Presentation

    December 19, 2017

    Occasionally, when displaying a chart or graph in a PowerPoint presentation, you may need to elaborate or expand on the information by providing a look at the data in an Excel spreadsheet. Although you could copy-and-paste data from Excel into a table on your slides, PowerPoint actually offers a way to embed an Excel spreadsheet into your slide as a linked...

  • Google Calendar just got an upgrade to it's UI. Here are three reasons why it's better.

    Here Are 3 Reasons to Love the Google Calendar Upgrade

    December 14, 2017

    This past October, Google quietly updated user interface of Calendar, which had been sporting the same dated look for about 11 years. It was time. For most users, this change was well-received and has garnished mostly positive reviews. However, if you’re not a big fan of change, it’s perfectly normal. Change is hard, especially for a life-work-and-mission...

  • Here are best practices for screen recording with your iPhone and other Apple devices.

    Best Practices for Screen Recording on Your iPhone

    December 14, 2017

    If you use an iPhone, you probably know how to send somebody a picture of your screen. But, what’s better than a picture? Video, of...

  • Forget coffee. These quotes will motivate you to do awesome work right now.

    20 Quotes That'll Motivate You to Do Your Best Work – Right...

    November 30, 2017

    Work is hard. And long. And sometimes, it’s not easy to motivate yourself, no matter how much caffeine you put into your body. But...

  • Detailed instructions on how to shut off retargeting from Amazon so an ad won't ruin your Christmas surprise.

    Don't Let An Amazon Ad Ruin Christmas – How to Shut Off...

    November 21, 2017

    With the holiday season approaching, there’s nothing like a well-placed Facebook or banner ad to completely ruin a surprise gift. When...