Declutter Your Tabs for Faster Browsing and Finding Time

Browsing the web means opening tabs. And often, for those who work on the web or are engaged in social networking, you find yourself with lots and lots of tabs open. This creates clutter and unnecessary confusion. And that’s not all. It also slows your browser speed considerably, which significantly cuts into your efficiency while…

E-mail Systems to Find Time AND Find that Important E-mail When You Need It

Reading and responding to your e-mail takes up bigger and bigger chunks of your time. Have you noticed? It’s an ongoing challenge that adds to your stress and often cuts into your efficiency and effectiveness. Organization and time management can really help with this task. But too often, the upfront time involved looks like an insurmountable hurdle. Indeed,…

Outdated Software Slows You Down. So Try One of These Free Programs

Software makes your computer run. And when it’s outdated, software will slow you down. So, I was pleased to read a post on Lifewire that reviews 9 Free Software Updater Programs. Indeed, to be as efficient and productive as possible in your computer-based work, you want to have the latest version of your tech tools. Not only…

IFTTT Keeps Adding Channels, and the Productivity Hacks Keep Coming

IFTTT. It stands for If This Then That. But what is it? Have you heard of it? Do you use it? Here are the basics: If This Then That is a productivity tool that allows you to automate all sorts of tasks. It uses basic logic (If This Then That) to link tech tools that…

Seasonal Templates Help You Find the Time to Savor Your Moments

The changing seasons are a constant source of flux. So, as we approach the Summer Solstice, I’m reminded of how helpful seasonal templates are. Last week I wrote about shopping templates. Creating a shopping template for yourself makes your trips to the store so much more efficient. And the same goes for seasonal chores, like…

Google Chrome Tricks and Hacks to Speed and Simplify Your Experience

Google Chrome is the go-to browser for more than half of the people on the internet these days. That’s according to some recent statistics about browser usage. So, if you’re not currently a user of Google Chrome, you might want to check it out. And, if you are a user, I’m guessing you wouldn’t mind…

Assistant.to Offers Some Powerful Scheduling Mojo for Gmail Users

Assistant.to is something I recently read about in Sandy Martini’s Get It Done Right print newsletter. Sandy is a friend and colleague, and if you aren’t already familiar with her work, do yourself a favor and check out her website at www.TheMartiniWay.com. So, needless to say, when I read about something in Sandy’s newsletter, I…