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 […]

Why Project Management Tools Must Change

Personal productivity tools make managing your own workload easier. And project management tools help with wrangling group work. But there’s a big gap between the two, and that’s a problem. Think about all the tasks on your plate for the next week or so. Some of those tasks belong only to you. They’re your responsibility, […]

Excited About a New Productivity Tool? Read This First

Have you ever thought you discovered the perfect productivity tool for yourself or your team — only to find that it didn’t really make a difference after all? In my latest article for Harvard Business Review, I explain why this happens. And I give some tips for choosing a productivity tool that you won’t abandon […]

Email Tips to Boost Productivity

We all want to spend less time dealing with our inboxes. Hiver is a Gmail collaboration tool, and its founder, Niraj Ranjan Rout, shared with me some of his favorite email tips to boost productivity. I combined his tips with some of my own, below… Consider Email Forwarding Rules Email forwarding allows you to direct selected messages to another address the […]

Do You Need a CRM?

I was at a meeting recently and my table-mates started a discussion about contact management solutions.  I hear this often.  People need a tool to manage their contacts, so they begin to consider ACT or other CRM software.  The bigger question that people don’t consider is that of a productivity management solution, of which contacts is […]

Are Your Productivity Tools Complicating Your Life?

Being a productivity trainer, I get asked about my personal productivity tools a lot.  There are a few rules for tools which I think are true, and valuable: Everything in one place.  Some people look at the “one place” as their computer, but I think if you can drill down more than that, it’s better.  If […]