Productivity Tips Articles

  • 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 course. iOS 11 added a new feature for recording video of your iPhone’s screen, i.e. a screen recording. The Screen Recording feature needs to be added to the Control Center before you can use it. Go to Settings > Control Center. In...

  • 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...

  • Busy is another word for ineffective." Great advice by David Crenshaw on time management.

    Stop Being Busy – Advice for a Better Way to Approach Your ...

    November 15, 2017

    Dave Crenshaw has spent a good portion of his career studying time management. He’s wrote books about it, given speeches about it and...