Todoist Productivity App Review (& Special Offer)

How do you keep track of everything that’s on your plate? Are you searching for a good productivity app for task lists? I’ve been looking forward to sharing my review of the productivity app  Todoist. I’ve been using it for the past several months, and I really love it. Below I’ll explain in this review why […]

My New Favorite Productivity Apps

I love discovering productivity apps that help make life a little easier and more efficient. I’ve found apps that do everything from helping you manage your email to providing music that makes you more productive. Be sure to catch up on my past productivity app reviews. Today I want to introduce you to three of […]

Get Inspired (Fast!) With On the Dot Newsletter

I’ve given you a lot of advice about reducing the amount of email you get. So you know a newsletter must be pretty special for me to recommend that you subscribe. But that’s how I feel about On the Dot. This newsletter is one of my favorite ways to get inspired and informed in just a few […]

Mindfulness App Review: Buddhify

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Buddhify, my favorite mindfulness app. Maybe you’re thinking, “What does mindfulness have to do with productivity?” As it turns out, there’s a strong link between the two. Research shows us the power of mindfulness to change how we work. The benefits of mindfulness meditation practices include improved decision-making, relationships and […]

Need to Stay Focused? Tune Out Distractions at Work

Last week, I talked about some ideas for staying productive in open workspaces. For more tips on dealing with the distractions at work and the and disruptions of an open office, check out this article I was interviewed for on Forbes.com. According to the Forbes article: Research from the University of California, Irvine, found that the […]

Email Management Tool Review: Throttle

Update: 10/9/17: See the comments below. Users are reporting some difficulties. I occasionally have minor problems but as of now, I still recommend the product for non-critical, shopping and newsletter-type messages. [End update.] If you’re looking for an email management tool to help get your inbox under control, let me introduce to you Throttle. I’ve […]

5 Best Travel Accessories from an Occasional Road Warrior

What to Pack? Travel Gear You Need for Productivity and Convenience There are times when I’m on the road a lot. To maintain balance, I try to arrange my schedule so that I have at least one full week at home every month. The other three weeks I’m usually in airports and hotels about 2-3 […]

App Reviews: Tracking Expenses

People are often looking to find new technologies to help them organize and keep track of expenses.  I’ve come across several money apps that I find to be very helpful. One of the easiest ways I’ve found to keep track of expenses is an app called Expensify.  Record expenses with minimal fuss, snap a picture […]

2013 Tech Trends to Watch, Conclusion

Does your computer have a video camera? If not, you might want to pick one up (USB cameras are quite inexpensive.)  Although we’ve had Skype for video chat for a while, and more recently, FaceTime, I think Google Hangouts is going to bring video chat into the mainstream, because of how embedded Google is in […]

2013 Tech Trends to Watch Part 1

Happy new year!  I’ve noticed some technology products and services that have the potential to have a significant impact on our day-to-day lives this year.  Some of these can be real time savers and I believe merit consideration. The first is a class of service promising to revolutionize snail mail.  If you’re like most people […]