Productivity Tips Articles

  • Seven tips for simplifying your work and increasing your focus.

    How to Simplify Your Work, According to a Simplicity Expert

    April 9, 2018

    Simplicity Expert Lisa Bodell has a persuasive take on what it really means to be productive. “I believe that productivity isn't about doing more on your to-do list,” Bodell said. “It's about ensuring what's on your to-do list is worth your time in the first place.” Her view – you can do a lot of work, without being particularly productive. Instead, the real key...

  • Apple Pay Cash is a handle tool in iOS 11 that makes it easy to pay and get paid by friends and family.

    Why and How to Use Apple Pay Cash on Your iPhone (Video)

    March 20, 2018

    With the release of the iOS 11.2 update late last year, Apple launched a much-anticipated new feature called Apple Pay Cash, which gives you the ability to send and receive money from friends, family and other iOS users through the Messages app. This is incredibly useful and convenient. For example, when a colleague pays the lunch tab and you want to transfer...

  • 7 proofreading tips that'll ensure your writing is flawless.

    How to Proofread Your Writing So It's Clean, Clear and Direct

    March 14, 2018

    Imagine you just ran a successful project. You are excited – this is great for both the organization and your career. Things are looking up! So, you send an email touting the project’s success to your boss and other higher-ups. What should be a moment of adulation for you is anything but – because, in that email is a big typo. It's the equivalent of showing off...

  • The Google Drive app is going away. But the replacement is just as good.

    The Google Drive App is Going Away. But Relax — There's a...

    March 2, 2018

    Bad news, Google Drive fans – the app is going away. But relax – there’s a replacement (two, actually). And it's an improvement. You...

  • Learn four tips on PowerPoint that'll make you look like a pro.

    4 PowerPoint Tips That'll Make You Look Like a Pro (Video)

    February 26, 2018

    PowerPoint has become a necessary skill for nearly all professionals today. Like it or not, at some point in our careers most of us...

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

    Good News: You Can Now Collaborate in Real Time With Office...

    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...