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Take Back Your Time From Technology

August 17th, 2016 · Comments

Do you control your technology, or does it control you?

(C) 2016 Laura Stack, All Rights Reserved.

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Reevaluate Your Productivity Habits

July 23rd, 2013 · Comments

Are your habits slowing your down? Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, talks about taking time to look at your habits to see how they are helping or hurting your abililty to get things done. (C) 2013 Laura Stack. All Rights Reserved.


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Paper or Plastic? Managing Your To-Do Lists

April 2nd, 2009 · Comments

Technology has given us so many options when it comes to keeping track of our to-do lists—Smartphones, web-based applications, desktop applications, PDAs—but figuring out the best system for you can be a real challenge (and a frustrating one at that).


Interestingly enough, even with all the technology out there, informal research (mine and others’) still shows that when push comes to shove, most people still fall back on good old-fashioned paper.  In fact, a survey shows that not only do most people use a paper to-do list, but that paper is more than twice as popular as any other method listed!


Why is that?


Because we’re human.

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(C) 2009 Laura Stack.


Tags: Personal Productivity · Productivity Tools · Organization Skills · Efficiency · Email

Social Media – What, Why – And How To Be Productive

January 20th, 2009 · Comments

Like it or not, social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are here to stay – and it isn’t just kid stuff anymore.  In fact, businesses and individuals worldwide keep finding interesting ways to use social networks and other interactive online media to do some pretty amazing things – from building their brands to getting to know their customers. How do you keep it from sabotaging your productivity?


Tags: Social media · Technology · Time management · Timewasters · Personal Productivity · Productivity Tools · Organization Skills · Productivity Improvement · Getting Things Done