Productivity Tools

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Today I’d like to flag the importance of being ‘consistent’ with your task management ‘system’ – whatever that system might be. To understand why consistency’s so important, consider for a moment how your brain actually handles tasks – in the physiological sense. In the very front of your brain, right this very second, synapses are [...]

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Ever find yourself thinking “I just didn’t get anything done today”…? Fancy a quick productivity boost, right now? Every single one of us could do with re-focussing our energies from time-to-time. The pressures of work, combined with long-established ‘habits’ can turn even the most dilligent of us into tired, stressed-out animals, struggling to get through [...]

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If you’re even halfway serious about improving your personal productivity then the one, inescapable fact you’ve probably already discovered is that you have to use some kind of ‘system’ to get yourself organized, to manage all of your projects and tasks and stay organized. As ‘systems’ go, there are few that come anywhere close to [...]

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Do you realise that your own to do list may actually be conspiring against you? It may sound a little melodramatic, but it’s true… our own trusted to do lists – despite their position as ‘organizer’ and friend – often breed unproductive behaviour, particularly when we’re trying to manage any significant number of projects and [...]

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We’re thrilled to announce that ShoutDone has been selected to feature on the ‘recommended’ list of applications on the incredibly popular site, Evernote.com. http://www.evernote.com/about/trunk/items/shoutdone You may well already know (Evernote having over 4m users last time I looked) what a great online tool Evernote is for managing your content – notes pictures and more – [...]

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After much pushing and shoving, wiping of brow, late nights and caffeine-fuelled days the inaugural product from the Shout Internet stable races out onto the track… Drum-roll please!… ShoutDone To Do List Software In the course of the next few days I’ll be posting more information, meanwhile here’s a link to some strange fellow talking [...]

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For years now, ‘classic’ Internet marketers and the newer breed of social media gurus alike have preached at the business-owners about the endless virtues of ploughing endless hours into building a huge social network, in a bid to grow the business. But one question always recurs in my mind. In fact, two questions: 1) Really? [...]

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When you’re getting started with your Internet business, you’ll quickly learn how precious your time is. There are so many areas of work to be undertaken, each requiring a distinct skill-set, that it’s an inevitability that you’re going to hit brick walls from time to time. Trust me, even though I pride myself in being [...]

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What seems like a long time ago now, I used to regularly find myself stringing one late night after another over weeks and months, only to eventually find myself (surprise surprise) feeling pretty burned out. Know that feeling? Since setting out on my own as a full-time on-line marketer I resolved that I wouldn’t allow [...]

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One of the problems when you’re starting out as a full-time internet marketer, perhaps having severed ties with your ‘old life/job’, is that inevitably run into a series of walls. Whump! Crash!… Ba-doink!! Some of my earlier posts to this blog have touched on issues including self-doubt, deprecation, and the need for positive thinking – [...]

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