Productivity Tips Articles

  • Writing in a notebook all my thoughts helps me focus and makes me far more productive at work.

    The (Slightly Embarrassing) Thing I Do That Helps Me Focus

    August 4, 2017

    Maybe you can relate to his. Often, it feels like I have a hundred little things on my mind. I have to write this email, I have to write this post, I have to get something at the store, I have to make reservations for the weekend, I have to mail in that bill, etc. What happens, if I’m not careful, is that all these little things prevent me from doing the big...

  • There are many use cases for Google Forms, whether you are a professional, an educator or even a volunteer parent.

    Why Google Forms Are One of The Most Underrated Free Tools on The Internet

    July 21, 2017

    Your free Google account gives you access to most of Google’s product line – Sheets, Docs, Drive, Gmail, Calendar, etc. It also gives you access to Google Forms, a simple yet often overlooked tool that has a plethora of impactful use cases.   Google Forms is completely free. Here’s how it works: you create form questions though a web browser.  When it’s complete...

  • By hand-drawing your table in Microsoft Word you can quickly customize the table to what you want.

    VIDEO: How to Hand-Draw a Table in Word (It's Pretty Cool)

    July 18, 2017

    One of the fastest and most common ways to add a table to a Microsoft Word document is to click the Table menu in the Insert ribbon, and then drag out a grid with the row and column dimensions you need. But, when you create a table this way, or even by using the Insert Table command, the table always expands to fill the width of the entire page or column in...

  • An open-door policy sounds great, but there are a ton of negatives with it. A closed-door, open-calendar policy is a much better option, according to time management guru Dave Crenshaw.

    Why You Should Implement a Closed-Door, Open-Calendar Policy

    June 21, 2017

    An open-door policy sounds great, right? It breaks down barriers and increases collaboration among all levels, right? Well, that’s the...

  • Are you looking for how to delete a page in Microsoft Word? It's easy, there are three ways to do it.

    3 Easy Ways to Delete a Page in Microsoft Word (Video)

    June 20, 2017

    When you have a deadline and it’s already 3 p.m., you don’t want to waste time fumbling with a technical detail in Microsoft Word. And...

  • The Picture in Picture feature in iMovie allows you to conceal a part of video in iMovie.

    How to Block Out Someone's Face – or Anything Else – in...

    June 9, 2017

    Occasionally, you may be editing a video in which you want to hide or obscure something in the frame that you don’t want the viewer to...