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…

Values and Your Goals: When They Work Together You’ll Find Time

When your values shape your goals, you are fully in sync with yourself. This has a profound impact on your focus, energy, and ultimately, your success. However, finding time to step back, consider your values and maintain your inner balance while pursuing personal or career goals can be a challenge. Whether your goals lie in…

Bring Yourself into Focus and Find Time and Energy

Finding focus is an excellent path to finding time. But sometimes we simply can’t tell when we’ve stepped over the line and moved from helpful concentration into rigidity. In yesterday’s blog post I shared 3 steps you can take to find flexibility at the same time that you zero in on your tasks. This is a…

Podcasts: Finding Time to Find What You Want to Hear

Podcasts are a popular and flexible venue for accessing information on a wide variety of topics. Whether you’re driving to work, exercising, or flying to France, your podcasts can be at your fingertips. But sometimes the sheer variety and volume of what’s available can be daunting. So, today I want to share a couple of…