Posts About Productivity

Preaching the Gospel of Google for iPhone

by Stone Ward Staff

I’ve always been an Apple person. iPod, Macbook, iPad, iPhone, the works. But lately I’ve been using more and more Google products. Maybe it’s the hipster in me. Maybe it’s the fact that all my friends who work at tech companies swear by Android and I wish I was cool enough to understand an interface that didn’t wiggle or come in neat little rounded boxes (cue Little Boxes song).

Microsoft Windows 10: To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade

by Stone Ward Staff

Last week, Microsoft rolled out its latest upgrade to the Windows operating system: Windows 10. It has been three years since the last new system release (Windows 8), and Windows 10 has some major improvements.

The Productivity Series, Part IV: Hitting The Wall

by Stone Ward Staff

After a hard workout, our bodies understandably need rest and recovery. The same goes for our mental “muscles.” Maintaining productivity when your mind can’t maintain focus just requires a little creativity.

The Productivity Series, Part III: Close your email, already.

by Stone Ward Staff

So far in this month’s series on productivity, we’ve looked at tools to increase efficiency and examined the research behind multitasking. Today, we’re focusing on something we all struggle with…the Inbox.

The Productivity Series, Part II: Is Multitasking Possible?

by Stone Ward Staff

Most of us are familiar with the adage “When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.” But, how often do we put that idea into practice? With much to get done in what seems like less and less time, we attempt to multitask. But, is there really such a thing?

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The Productivity Series, Part I: There’s An App For That

by Stone Ward Staff

With the month of April comes longer days, more sunshine and a renewed vigor to get things done. For many of us, we start thinking about home improvement projects. But our work productivity may be in need of a boost, as well.