We are 4 months into 2017 and your New Year's Resolution of being more productive this year has probably gone to dust. But that's okay. Studies have shown that only 8% of people actually achieve their resolutions. While this statistic makes us feel good that we are as bad as everyone else, we all would love to actually be more productive and get s#!t done!
There has never been a better time to take advantage of the vast majority of online tools that can help us better manage our personal as well as professional lives. We have curated a list of 5 such tools. Take a look!
StayFocsd is chrome extension that allows you to block certain sites from your browser. Kill the urge to check Facebook during work once and for all by adding your work duration and listing the sites you want blocked during work time and StayFocsd will make sure you don't slack off!
Elink is a smart, easy and fast way of sharing digital content across the web. Elink allows its users to present any content, be it articles, videos, pictures, documents or anything on the web with a link, in the form of a visually appealing web page, a newsletter, or a website embed. You focus on the content and elink will take care of the rest.
Pushbullet bridges the gap between your devices, allowing you to view and receive phone calls, reply to text messages, and dismiss notifications on your phone from your desktop. You can also use it to push(send) files, texts, pictures and links from your desktop to your mobile and vice versa.
Calendly is like a smarter brother of Google Calendar that let's you schedule your meetings based on your availability. Just sync your Google Calendar with Calendly and it'll know when you have events marked as busy. Calendly makes scheduling easier, eliminating the dreaded chain of emails.
Pocket acts as a 'save' button for the web. When you find yourself urging to view that article on Facebook while at work, you just tap the pocket's chrome extension and it automatically saves it for you to read it later.