I started writing with the goal of sharing five great uses for Dropbox, but the list just kept growing. As I researched ideas and tested them out, I decided against cutting the list, because there were just too many useful tips that might save someone a fistful of time and effort. I’ve also split back-up […]
Save time and become more effective with the time you do have
We all want to get better, faster. We all want to spend more time doing something else.
I’m reading ‘The Ultimate Sales Machine’ by Chet Holmes as part of a new mastermind that we’ve joined. He has this great concept under ‘mastering time management’: Touch it once.
This elegant statement can seem innocuous, but its simplicity can mask its true power.
Touch it once can be applied across your entire day.
- don’t leave your plate on the kitchen bench when you’re finished, put it straight in the dishwasher
- don’t move the unopened letter from your keyboard to a growing ‘unopened letter stack’, open it, deal with it
- don’t put off that blog you’ve been meaning to write, jot down the notes for it now (before you lose it)
There are hundreds of examples.
This category will document those little hacks that pull together the rest of my life, and make it more manageable, more streamlined and more effective.
Pocket (formerly Read It Later), is a free, simple tool that allows you to save articles conveniently so you can read them later. When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket. It saves you time by instantly sharing that content on all of your devices. What can I ‘Pocket’? articles […]