Productivity Tips Articles

  • Microsoft Teams is now free. Here's why that's a good thing.

    Microsoft Teams is Now Free. Here’s Why That’s Great News.

    August 1, 2018

    Are you currently using multiple apps, devices and email accounts to keep in-touch with people, both for work and in your personal life? Well, we’ve good news for you. As of July 12, Microsoft has released a free version of its popular Teams app, an all-in-one chat, file storage and collaboration utility. Previously only available for Office 365 users, this new...

  • The Google apps that'll most help you in your day.

    The 5 Google Apps I Use to Better Run my Household

    July 9, 2018

    While I’m an iPhone user, I’m a big fan of GSuite (formerly known as Google Apps). The suite of products are designed to work together. And yes, they all are great for business. But, I’m also a parent with a full-time job. So, yes, I use them for business. But in this article, I’m going to share with you why I love GSuite to help keep my household running as...

  • How to use Emergency SOS on Your iPhone to quickly call 9-1-1.

    How to use Emergency SOS on Your iPhone to Quickly Call 911

    June 18, 2018

    With the release of iOS 11 last year, Apple added a new iPhone feature called Emergency SOS, which gives you the ability to quickly contact 911 or the equivalent emergency services of the country you’re currently in. This can end up being especially valuable if you’re traveling abroad and are unfamiliar with the local emergency numbers. Hopefully, you’ll never...

  • The gmail redesign is here. These are the new features.

    The New Gmail Has Arrived. Here's Why You Should Try It.

    May 11, 2018

    It’s been more than a decade since those first coveted invitations to Gmail were initially sent out. The main draw back then? Don’t...

  • If you want to manage your time better as a manager, you need to manage expectations

    Bosses, Want to Manage Your Time Better? Manage Expectations

    May 2, 2018

    Being a manager can be a difficult job. Often, managers – particularly new managers – will work longer hours and feel more stress than...

  • See seven "hacks" you can easily fit into your day to overcome work stress many professionals face.

    How to Overcome Work Stress: The Best Tips From Our...

    April 23, 2018

    Recently, we at LinkedIn Learning ran a survey that found 52 percent – more than half – of professionals are stressed in their jobs....