Posts about 'Time and Technology'

BitTorrent Sync vs. Dropbox-Save Money and Find Time

Posted on February 23, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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BitTorrent Sync vs. Dropbox

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.

Well, she recently shared an article with me that she had found on lifehacker and it was, quite honestly, the first time I felt like I truly understood  (more…)

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Google Tips to Power Your Productivity and Find Time

Posted on February 16, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

Google Tips

Google Tips to boost productivity and find time!

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…)

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30 Second Habit App Boosts Memory, Productivity and Time!

Posted on February 9, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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30 Second Habit App holds promise!

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…)

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Fitness, Focus, Functionality and Finding Time

Posted on January 26, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Finding Fitness, Focus and Time with a Smart Desk!

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…)

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Need a Fast Screenshot? Try Greenshot and Find Time!

Posted on January 19, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Here’s a flexible screenshot tool for you to explore!

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.

Jing is a nice screenshot tool that we’ve written about here in the past and that we’ve used extensively here at The Time Finder. (more…)

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Paperless Organization to De-Clutter and Find Time

Posted on January 12, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

Scan and go paperless

Going Paperless just got even easier!

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…)

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Kanbanote Plus Evernote for Finding Time!

Posted on January 5, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Kanbanote and Evernote – a time-saving combination!

Kanbanote looks to be an interesting web-based app that lets you arrange notes in Evernote into clear, actionable lists.

The advantage with Kanbanote is that it enables you to rearrange items you’ve added to Evernote in new  (more…)

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Chrome Extension to Help You De-Clutter and Find Time

Posted on December 29, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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The Tab Snooze Google Chrome extension de-clutters your workspace.

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…)

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Google Keep Adds Color for Better Organization

Posted on December 22, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Google Keep helps keep your notes organized!

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!)

We spotlighted Google Keep here in the blog in a post titled “Time-Saving Tip: Try Google Keep to Find Time!” and  (more…)

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New Year Tech Review to Create Space and Find Time!

Posted on December 15, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Consciously letting go of the old helps you open to the new!

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…)

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Gmail – It’s Never too Late to Learn New Tricks to Find Time!

Posted on December 8, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Gmail-There’s always more to learn!

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…)

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Photos for Free – Sites to Find Photos and Find Time!

Posted on November 17, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Sample of one of the Free Photos You’ll Find!

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.

That’s why I was very pleased to come upon a recent post on designskilz offering a large  (more…)

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Google Drive – A New Enhancement for Finding Time

Posted on November 10, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Google Drive Time-Saver

Here’s a Google Drive time-saver for you!

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…)

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Templates and Spreadsheets Excel for Finding Time!

Posted on October 27, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Excel Templates: A sampling (Click to see a larger version.)

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…)

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Productivity Boost for You – Find Time with Gizmo’s Freeware

Posted on October 20, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

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Find Freeware to Boost Your Productivity!

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…)

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