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Using Your Time Effectively – Time Diary

When you use your time effectively you accomplish the tasks you set out for yourself. Distractions are everywhere; email, social media, unimportant tasks are just a few.

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Using Your Time Effectively – Clearing the Clutter in Your Business

Does your desk look like an annex of the city dump? Let’s confront the clutter created by working with inefficient systems or no systems at all. You may like the idea of doing what you want to do when you want to do it and the way you want to do it, but your productivity, […]

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Using Your Time Effectively – 5 Secrets of Successful People

Have you ever spent any time studying very successful people? Do they seem to you to have something in common? There seems to be something about them, but it’s somewhat elusive, not easy to define. Maybe you think it’s all due to lucky breaks….? But have you ever heard the expression, “I find that the […]

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Using Your Time Effectively – Learning to Focus

In his very interesting book, The Four Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferriss has a chapter on time management in which he tells us to forget all about it. He asks us five questions: If you had a heart attack and had to work two hours per day, what would you do? If you have a […]

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Sept 23rd – The latest version of the Firefox browser – Firefox 41 – has been released

Firesfox is the 3rd most popular browser, behind Chrome and IE. Will you be upgrading? Firefox 41 arrives, adding instant messaging and personalisation tweaks | ZDNet http://t.co/BCVgrJUHRe — Bonnie Sainsbury (@bsainsbury) September 23, 2015

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Apple Reinvents the PC – Hmm, Maybe Not

Apple recently announced it’s new 12-inch MacBook. It’s lighter, has only one USB-C connector. You can buy a $70 adapter if you need more connectivity. It has a New and improved keyboard and a less than impressive Core M processor. Lenovo, who has recently been in trouble because of bloatware that contained a major security […]

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Cloud Storage

The days of storing your files and important information on your computer’s hard drive or an external hard drive are coming to an end. Many companies and individuals are making the switch to cloud based storage. There are many different subscription services that you can use. Some are completely free, while other charge a fee. […]

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20 Productivity Apps

This infographic from Adecco includes the latest productivity apps. How many productivity apps do you use? I’d add OneNote from Microsoft in place of Evernote

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Using a Podcast to Grow Your Business

A podcast is a type of internet radio show. Podcasts are mp3s or other audio files that can be streamed online or downloaded. Like a radio show, podcasters broadcast on a regular schedule, but unlike radio, podcast episodes can be made available to listeners for download anytime. Similar to TIVO, podcasting is an on-demand medium […]

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10 Free Tools for Your Online Business

As  a business owner, you want the best for your business while maintaining your budget. Today there is a wide selection of free online tools, apps and solutions that you can use to run your online business.  Score.org –– This is an excellent source of information for anyone who wants to start any type of […]

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