What is Microsoft OneNote?

So many times I hear about people who have seen the Microsoft OneNote icon in their Microsoft Office suite, but they have no idea what it is. What is Microsoft OneNote? Microsoft OneNote is an electronic binder (or notebook, as they call it).  You can compile electronic information from emails, websites, documents, videos, and much [...]

Email Folders: Should I use them or not?

Over the last month, I’ve presented on email management multiple times. It remains one of the most popular and necessary topics for teaching productivity. Most professionals continue to spend at least 1 day a week, and usually more, dealing with all things email. A huge thing that's changed over the years in email productivity is [...]

5 ADHD Tips That Can Help Us All

We often hear people say in passing "I must have ADHD" when they do something that they think is an ADHD tendency. The reality is that ADHD is different for everyone who has it. Some people with ADHD will have a hard time focusing, some will have a hard time stopping their focus, and most [...]

One of the Best Shortcuts EVER!

Do you find yourself constantly opening 20 windows on your computer and flipping between them over and over all day long? It may not feel like you're losing productivity while that's happening, but you could be losing several minutes every day as you bounce around to find what you're looking for. This adds up to [...]

Never Lose a Computer File Again!

We've all had the problem of creating several versions of a document and then digging through them to find the one we're looking for, right? The best way to solve this is through the use of naming conventions. You need to assign categories, dates, and other specific identifying data to files to easily keep track of [...]

Spring Cleaning for your Technology

Why do we spring clean our house, our Facebook friends, and our yards but not our technology?  We spend time going through paperwork and clothes to get rid of the old and make way for the new, and we should do the same with electronic files (documents, photos, etc.), email and apps. Electronic files Documents: You [...]

When to Let Go

If you find yourself constantly putting out fires and reacting to what is happening rather than taking proactive action, you likely need to consider how you can delegate or outsource some of your workload. For entrepreneurs, this is especially important because you need the time to work ON your business, to do the high value, [...]