Tag archive for ‘office productivity’

Holiday Gift Guide: 6 Smart Gadgets For A Smart Office

by Michael Kwan - on Nov 29th 2012 - 1 Comment
Smart Office Gadgets Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is upon us and there’s a good chance you have quite the list of good boys and girls who are deserving of more than a lump of coal. Perhaps you have several friends and colleagues who commute to a cubicle each day and they would like to have some smarter gadgets for a smart office. If that’s the...

5 Annoying Things People Do In The Office

by Luke McKinney - on Dec 25th 2011 - No Comments
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The modern office contains enough computer equipment to power the first Moon mission, but enough seething resentment to power World War III. A downtown skyscraper is a gleaming testament to mankind’s achievements, but all karmic monks see is a screaming black hole holding a knife. The combination of “having to deal with other people”...

Download The First Step

by Luke McKinney - on Jan 11th 2010 - No Comments
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One of the founding Smartlife principles is that you should never have to do anything twice — the computer should be able to do it for you. The Internet has extended this awesome idea, brilliantly declaring that nobody should do anything a second time. By engaging crowdsourcing, thousands of everyday tasks have been taken online,...

Top 5 Document Sharing Sites For Finding Reusable Documents

by Chris Cairns - on Sep 2nd 2008 - 16 Comments
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A few months ago, I wrote a post on document reuse and explained how it can boost your document creation efficiency by 40%, on average. This post provides you a list of my top five document sharing sites where you can find reusable docs of all kinds — invoice templates, study cards, business plan samples, venture capital pitch templates,...

Adopting A Philosophy Of Document Reuse (Plus: How To Access Millions Of Reusable Documents)

by Chris Cairns - on Jun 17th 2008 - 3 Comments
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Now I’ll admit document reuse isn’t exactly the sexiest topic to read about. But when you’re looking to quickly and efficiently accomplish tasks ranging from the simple to complex, document reuse is an indispensable time-saving tool that can boost your document creation efficiency, on average, by 40% (based on my personal...