Tag archive for ‘time management’

Time Management Apps for the iPhone

by Chris Cairns - on Oct 8th 2015 - No Comments
Time Management Apps

The smartphone in your pocket can be your best friend or it can be your worst enemy. You can waste countless hours away at crushing candies or flapping birds or you can use that device as a functional tool to help you get more done and get it done more effectively. And the single most important resource in your hands is time. That’s...

5 Must-Have Apps for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

by Chris Cairns - on Aug 12th 2015 - No Comments
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The kinds of apps, both mobile and web-based, that are of utmost importance to the regular consumer are not necessarily the same kinds of apps for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Sure, fitness trackers and health apps are great for individuals, but from the perspective of a business, apps need to offer more a more direct return...

Leverage the Pomodoro Technique with Timer Apps

by Chris Cairns - on Mar 12th 2015 - No Comments
Pomodoro Technique

Staying focused is challenging even at the best of times. This is true whether you’re working on your own or you are part of a larger collaborative team. Perhaps you have already employed agile project management tools to keep everyone on the same page, but how do you ensure that everyone is getting the most out of their time at...

Gamify Your Life With HabitRPG

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 19th 2013 - No Comments
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There are tons of great tools out there to boost your productivity. They help you keep track of all the items on your to-do list, prioritizing those tasks to keep you on track. As great as all that information may be, it can still lack in the motivation department. Just because you know you should be doing something doesn’t mean...

Work Smarter With Free Time Tracking Software

by Chris Cairns - on Jan 24th 2013 - 5 Comments
Time Is Money

Have you ever had the experience where you were discussing a project with a client, quote them a total price based on the number of hours that you thought it would take to complete, and then discover that it actually took you much, much longer? We’re bound to be a little inaccurate with our personal guesstimates and that’s...

20+ iPhone Productivity Apps

by Dylan Duarte - on Dec 17th 2012 - No Comments
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Despite being the powerful tools that they are, smartphones have something of a negative reputation with a lot of people. They’re seen as symbolic of our attention-deficit lifestyles due to people not being able to go five minutes without checking their phone for a missed call, a text, a tweet, or a Facebook message. And then there’s...

Gantto: Using Gantt Charts To Avoid Crunch Times

by Luke McKinney - on Feb 21st 2012 - No Comments
Gantto: Using Gantt Charts To Avoid Crunch Times

Technology is all about amplifying human abilities. When it goes well, a single person can travel at hundreds of miles an hour, lift hundreds of tons, and talk to entire nations. When it goes wrong, the slightest oversight can snowball into an avalanche of stress. Anyone who’s ever completed a project knows that there’s no time like...

Eternity Time Log: iPad And iPhone Time Tracking App

by Peter North - on Feb 21st 2012 - No Comments
Eternity Time Log: iPad And iPhone Time Tracking App

“To do” list apps are the most popular app type on the market. There are free, simple list apps, expensive, robust list apps, and even lists apps that come pre-installed on your smartphone. “To do” lists vary in price and quality, but they are all based on the same philosophy — just program a task into the...

Create And Reach Your Personal Goals With Big Change iOS App

by Peter North - on Jan 24th 2012 - 1 Comment
The Big Change iOS app

David Campell once said that “discipline is remembering what you want.” The quote carries a lot of truth in just a few words. Returning your focus to larger goals is a daily effort in discipline. In fact, in today’s age of smartphones, rapid-fire communication, and absurdly busy schedules, it has become even harder...

Tips For Getting Things Done Automatically

by Luke McKinney - on Dec 14th 2011 - No Comments
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The first rule of automation is: “if you do something more than once, the computer should be doing that for you.” That’s what computers are for. They’re incredibly fast at following sets of instructions. Automation is at the very core of their design, so if you find yourself repeatedly pressing the same tabs and buttons to make...