“Productivity” is by definition “the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input”. But the secret to being more productive are the tools. So here are five productivity tools which can help you in your daily life.
For Communication & Collaboration
Having trouble checking in to different accounts and apps at the same time? Well, shift is your buddy. It is a platform in which you can have all your accounts like Facebook, Mail, Trello, Whatsapp, Spotify,… all under one roof. You can customize it according to your needs and preferences. If you’re a content writer, you can add in Grammarly to your list. If you’re a conference call wizard, you can add Zoom too!
For Time Tracking
Spending hours on your computer, but not sure where time goes? Well, Harvest your time. This tool helps you in being productive when it comes to time management. The software has a feature which is known as ‘timesheets’ and provides a variety of information that can help you to manage your business and your team better.
Have a ton of notes on your laptop or your mobile phon, but don’t know how to keep them all neat? Evernote is here to save the day and create a digital memory for you. Evernote has features which will make your productivity even faster than usual like if you have a note that was on your laptop but you need to access it from a place where you don’t have your laptop, it’s fine you can have a quick check on your mobile. They have a feature called ‘Safe and Synced’ which automatically saves notes online and makes them available on all your devices. Plus, you can have these notes available offline too! Lifesaver.
For Email Management
Have to send a lot of mails all at the same time? Let’s get your inbox right. Right Inbox has many features which will make your life much easier. You can write emails whenever you want, and then schedule them to be sent whenever you need them to be. It even gives you reminders on your important emails and conversations at your own preferred time. Fun fact: you can add animated GIFs to emails to brighten people’s days!
For Distractions & Focus
Do you ever get distracted with social media while you’re at work? No more! With Freedom, you can block the apps you don’t want to access for a specific time period. Schedule in time slots when you know you need to stay super focused to work on a presentation or when you have an important meeting to attend. Bye- bye distractions and hello productivity!