The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
BitTorrent Sync is a file sharing tool that my VA uses and has been intrigued about for some time. I’ve heard about BitTorrent Sync – from her and from others – for years, but it always seemed very ‘techie’ to me and rather incomprehensible.
Google started as a search engine. Remember? As its use increased, it morphed from a noun to a verb, eventually becoming a synonym for the act of searching, as in “I’ll Google that!”
Now Google is everywhere (more…)
Remember the 30 Second Habit?
It’s a very helpful productivity idea that we wrote about some months ago on The Time Finder.
The basic idea of the 30 Second Habit is to take 30 seconds immediately after an experience to extract and record its most important element(s).
This can be a challenging discipline to master. Timeliness and brevity are essential, and the goal is to give yourself just enough information to be able to jog your memory. (more…)
Fitness is a worthy goal, and one that is on many people’s minds at this time of year.
New Year’s Resolutions having been made, we brave roadways and gyms with our Fitbits, GPS Devices, Smartwatches, and other wearable technology.
We feel energized and excited – it’s fun and we’re excited about the progress we’re making!
So where do you stand now with your (more…)
Getting a good screenshot can sometimes be a bit more time-consuming than you’d like.
There’s always the old ‘Print Screen’ command – but the screenshot you get is usually going to need some cropping and other editing tweaks.
Going paperless is becoming more and more the norm in our digital and increasingly cloud-based world.
The advantages of storing information in a digital format are many.
You save space – and that, for many businesses, translates directly into saving money. (more…)
Kanbanote looks to be an interesting web-based app that lets you arrange notes in Evernote into clear, actionable lists.
This is a Google Chrome extension that I think you’re going to like – especially as you make plans to de-clutter and get organized for the start of a New Year!
It’s called Tab Snooze and it’s a Chrome extension that allows you to make your browser tabs disappear when you don’t need them and appear when you do!
But why would you want to cut down on the number of (more…)
Google Keep is a flexible and very Google-friendly note-taking app. (And it’s especially helpful at this time of year, if you’re making a list – and checking it twice!)
The New Year is fast approaching! One of the things you can do to make the New Year truly NEW is to consciously say good-bye to the old. In my upcoming Finding Time E-zine (it’ll be published on 1/8/15 … and you can sign-up for it HERE) you’ll find ideas for navigating this time of transition (more…)
Gmail is everywhere, and if you’re a user, you are probably familiar with many of its features.
Or are you?
As is the case with many of the capabilities that our computers and software programs put at our fingertips, we often only use a fraction of the tools available. (more…)
Photos and images are so important when it comes to engagement, visibility, and just plain eye-catching content on the web (or anywhere, for that matter).
But good photos are hard to come by, especially if you’re on a tight budget.
Google Drive offers a useful environment for storing and working with documents that you either want to share with team members or want to have accessible to you no matter where you are.
The way most people work in today’s on-line world, it’s quite possible that you might be on your tablet while you have your first cup of coffee at home, on your laptop before you head to your office, and then on your PC until you leave at the end of the (more…)
Templates are wonderful tools for finding time, and if you’ve never used one, today is a great day to get started.
Templates are especially good for saving you time with tasks that you repeat with some frequency. Let’s say you often travel for your work. Developing templates for packing saves untold time – not to mention hassles and worries! And the more you use templates, the better you’ll get at adapting them to your purposes. (more…)
Productivity is a goal for most of us – and what better time than at the start of a new week to think about ways to boost productivity and find more time?!
I was thinking about the productivity tools and apps that we use most frequently at The Time Finder, and came upon Gizmo’s Freeware – a website that offers lists and information of the best freeware applications – as (more…)