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Entries Tagged as 'Computer Productivity'

Unplug and Reclaim Productivity

June 11th, 2013 · No Comments

As much as we claim that our electronic tools help us become more efficient, there are times when these are actually working against our best efforts to keep up with the demands on our time. An article from OnlineColleges on this topic of unplugging ourselves offers ten good reasons to reconsider some of your routines.    Here […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity · Multitasking · Time Management

Save Time with Better Naming of Computer Files

November 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

These days, most of us have hundreds – or even thousands – of files on our hard drives, both at work and at home. Finding them when we need them can be a major challenge if they aren’t perfectly organized. In fact, when you add up the time most of us spend an average week […]

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Fun & Productive Desktop Icons

December 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Cluttered desktops are visually distracting and unproductive.  You may have originally parked a file on your desktop for quick access, but over time that one file becomes one of a hundred folders.  Instead of saving time you now spend extra minutes reading through the folder labels. If you are one of those who like to use your desktop for […]

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Managing Your Day or Just Spending Time?

February 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

We are all busy, plugging away non-stop until late in the day.  Then we often feel that we didn’t get anything done.  How could you stay so busy and not accomplish what you wanted to do? If you find yourself frequently asking, “Where did this day/week go?”, there are two strong possibilities that may reflect […]

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Social Networking for Productivity: Pros & Cons

February 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

If ever proof was needed to justify the fickle nature of the human mind, this is it – it was not long ago that Facebook, Twitter and other social networks were being blamed for the decrease in office productivity because employees were wasting their time updating their statuses, leaving comments on their friends’ photos and […]

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Laptop Pains vs. Productivity

June 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Could your laptop, a symbol of productivity because of its portability, actually be hindering your time management efforts? Many companies are now giving their employees laptops instead of desktop computers.  The smaller machines give you more flexibility.  After all, the same machine can work at the office, at home, in the coffee shop, and on […]

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Time Management and Organizing Apps for iPhone

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

It is always great to hear from other bloggers.  I recently received an email from Kelly Sonora at webdesignschoolsguide.com, who thought that our readers might benefit from knowing some of the latest iPhone applications available. She’s compiled a list of 20 applications that seem capable of saving time and effort for anyone who is proficient with […]

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Killing the Electronic Clutter

September 30th, 2008 · No Comments

A crowded desktop on a computer can present the same challenge as several stacks of paper on your desk.  The challange, and the productivity loss, is the time spent searching for a document.  Yet keeping these unsorted documents is easier for many people who do not file because they recognize that, once a document goes into […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity · Productive Technology · Time Management

Traveling with Your Laptop

April 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a recent post I mentioned that the Arawak Beach Inn confiscates your electronic devices upon checking in. It’s their way of helping to ensure that you have a peaceful, stress-free vacation. However, not everyone is willing to go to this extreme. For those, myself included, who like a bit of outside communication at least […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity · Mobile Office · Productive Technology

How to Keep Your Computer Organized

March 25th, 2008 · No Comments

“Where did I put that document?” is often a common plaint when desks are stacked with piles of paper. However the same thing may happen with our electronic files even though, being out of sight, they don’t scream for organization. The best way of handling electronic documents would be to have obviously labeled folders, and […]

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Tags: Computer Productivity · File Management · Organizing Tips · Productive Technology