The term remote work is everywhere. Former office-only workers now working from home, a new push from companies to get people back in the office, and confusion on behalf of people when it comes to what they want, have caused … Continue reading Should in-office be the new out-of-office?
With Samsung’s big Unpacked event only a day away, I have to ask the question about the push for foldable phones and how they can help when it comes to productivity. Now to be fair, I’ve been a long time … Continue reading Will a foldable phone improve your productivity?
Apparently Google (and other large employers) feel that people who work from home or remote locations are worth less than when they work in the designated Google offices. Note this doesn’t indicate any change in what their responsibilities are, their … Continue reading Google employees who work from home worth less
We’re starting to see information coming from Microsoft about the future of OneNote Desktop and OneNote for Windows 10. Their latest announcement shares the integration of the two products into one, with Desktop being the last one standing and “desired” … Continue reading Changes are coming for OneNote
The latest episode of my new show, Cross Platform, is out and Augusto and I dig into one of the most popular notetaking tools on the market, OneNote. It’s more than a Microsoft product, it’s an excellent example of the … Continue reading Episode 007 of Cross Platform is out… it’s Note, One Note
My new podcast, Cross Platform, with my co-host Augusto Pinaud from ProductivityCast is live on YouTube and all your favorite podcast platforms! Unlike most productivity podcasts, our show covers the challenges of being productive when you’re using multiple devices and … Continue reading My new podcast about being productive with multiple tools is now live!
Why type your notes into OneNote when you can dictate them? Continue reading Dictate your notes into OneNote for Windows 10
If you’ve ever worked on a project (and if you’re reading this article I’d say it’s safe to say you have) then it’s likely you’ve encountered the challenge of sharing information among your team members. Keeping everyone on the same … Continue reading Seven tips for success using OneNote as a project knowledge repository
Here’s a short video on how you can create an equivalent to an Eisenhower Matrix using Notion. It also covers an introduction to what an Eisenhower Matrix is (because, you know, that would be helpful to know as well.) Let … Continue reading Building an Eisenhower Matrix using Notion
You can create a travel planner using Notion in a matter of hours with a little planning. Here’s how I did it. Continue reading Vacation Planning with Notion
The Memorial Day weekend weather has been a bit disappointing so far this year, so rather than wasting a day I took yesterday to realign my office to a “new” layout. I included new in quotes because it’s actually an … Continue reading Rainy Day Realignment
Some gave all. That’s the part to remember on Memorial Day. Continue reading Memorial Day.
Have a great idea for a blog post? If you use Wordpress.com you can create a new post with a single click. Why waste time? Continue reading One click to a new post in WordPress.com
Recommended articles for reading this week. What have you found to read? Continue reading Recommended Reading for Week 21, 2021
Workflowy makes it easy to share branches of the outline with others with just a few clicks. Here’s how to make that happen. Continue reading Share an outline branch from Workflowy
Create a docked note in OneNote 2016 to make note taking easy while working on something else. Continue reading Dock a OneNote note with one easy step
Task management requires dealing with subtasks. Are they useful or do they add to the burden of managing the tasks? Continue reading Are subtasks useful?
If you’re running Microsoft Teams you can start a meeting immediately for everyone on your team with just a few clicks. Continue reading Hold an impromptu meeting for your team in Teams
Using Notion on the go? There’s a view that makes mobile use easy for your lists. Continue reading Create a mobile friendly task list in Notion
On Monday, May 24th I’ll be joining Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud on Anything But Idle to discuss all the news that came out of Google I/O this week plus other topics worth digging into. You know me, I always … Continue reading I’m Live on Anything But Idle – Monday May 24 2021