Productivity Tips Articles

  • 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 Retargeting

    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 you browse Amazon or other online shopping sites, you’ve probably noticed that the same products you browsed are now following you like digital footprints all over your browsing experience. The products show up on your Facebook...

  • 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 Day

    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 has taught half-a-dozen LinkedIn Learning courses on it. So, after all that research, what’s the biggest thing Crenshaw sees that’s preventing people from becoming more productive? This obsession with busyness. “Busy implies that...

  • These are useful work skills to know, regardless of what your job is.

    10 Skills That Are Super Useful to Know (Regardless of What You Do)

    November 3, 2017

    Have you ever been around one of those people who just knows how to do everything? Like your car is making a weird noise, and they know what’s wrong? Or, your door squeaks, and they know how to fix it? Or you are in a tough situation, and they are the first person you call because you know they’ll know what to do? I don’t know about you, but I love those people....

  • Here's how to geotag your photos in iPhone and search for them in Siri, using your iPhone.

    A Cool Hack in Siri – Search Photos by Where You Take Them

    October 23, 2017

    The photos you take on your mobile device are geotagged with their location using metadata stored within the image. This is great for...

  • Instructions for signing and scanning a document in notes in iOS 11.

    How to Scan and Sign Documents with Notes in iOS 11

    October 23, 2017

    Among the abundance of new features introduced with the release of iOS 11 last month was an enhancement to the built-in Notes app,...

  • These are the five most interesting new features for iOS 11.

    The 5 Coolest Features Coming in iOS 11

    August 28, 2017

    September is almost upon us, and that means Apple will (most likely) be releasing iOS 11 sometime in the next few weeks. However, the...