Automating Family Calendars With Cozi

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the hardest things I have had to keep track of is the family calendar. I asked for him to write his activities on the family calendar. I even wrote an Outlook macro that would send his calendar to me with the push of two keys. My first impression was that it was another calendar program. But then I clicked and read something interesting… It has a plugin that automatically syncs Outlook with the shared calendars.

Review: Shifts for iOS

Productivityist

If you’ve ever put your work calendar into your Google Calendar (or equivalent) and you are an iPhone user then Shifts is an app that will allow you to “shift” away from that and enter your work schedule into it instead. That feature allows you to separate your shift schedule from your personal calendar, although Shifts can’t send your work schedule to other calendars at present. The post Review: Shifts for iOS appeared first on Productivityist.

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Review – Casual.PM

Productivityist

One other feature that I really liked was the ability to be able to integrate the configured deadlines for tasks with Google Calendar. The post Review – Casual.PM General Reviews Casual.PM Project Management tools can be unwieldy beasts, that’s for sure. In some ways, this can be understandable. I mean, managing a project is supposed to be complicated, isn’t it? So many things to track, people to monitor, vendors to liaise with, stakeholders to keep happy.

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Simplify Your Calendar With the Four Laws Of Simplicity

Simple Productivity Blog

The Four Laws Of Simplicity: Calendars. In this series, we have already talked about applying it to “stuff “ Now we’ll take a look at how to apply them to simplify your calendars. Let’s start out with a review of the four laws: Collect everything in one place. Applying The Four Laws To Calendars. Next we’re going to look at how to apply this to your calendar. A printout of your current electronic calendar.

Review – Momentum

Productivityist

I needed help, so when I was asked to review Momentum , I jumped at the chance. Once downloaded, you are presented with your Calendar. Below the Calendar are two tabs, one for Calendar (which always brings you back to this screen) and one called My Habits. The post Review – Momentum appeared first on Productivityist. Reviews daily habits iOS momentum productivity review ritual routine

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Why Google Calendar Eats All Other To Do List Apps For Breakfast

Productivityist

I’d like to show you why Google Calendar is the best to do list app around. Before we dive into Google Calendar, let’s look at the problem at hand. And if had a rough week where you did not accomplish much work, you now how the ability to review which tasks were the problem and adjust accordingly. Calendar. You want your tasks to appear on a calendar so you can easily see when a task should be started and completed. Why Google Calendar Is The Boss.

Review – BusyContacts for OS X

Productivityist

The Contacts application in OS X has been largely ridiculed by users and reviewers alike for a long time now. Well, just as they gave us an alternative to the Calendar application with BusyCal , those talented individuals at BusyMac have gone and cracked it again with the release of BusyContacts. Calendar information, recent emails and messages are all available to be seen and you can filter these to your liking.

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The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Try This Instead | Main | Be Smart About Using the Telephone » The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In We are in the home stretch of 2009 -- bring on 2010!!    One item frequently purchased at this time of year is a calendar or planner for the upcoming year.    Keep reading to learn what my colleagues and friends had to say about the "Great Calendar Debate."  

Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Stephanie LH Calahan

Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.  What is your favorite planning/calendar tool and why? Of all the calendar tools I know, this one handles tasks the best. It syncs automatically on my Droid, so I never have to bring a paper planner or calendar!  link] Natasha A Jones Google calendar, we use it as a family calendar.

Decluttering iStuff: Calendars

Productivityist

I’m at the time of year where I begin to map out the coming year – not with mind mapping apps 1 , but on my various calendars. My family routinely receives/orders a wall calendar that has photos of our closest relatives on my wife’s side, mainly (and appropriately) featuring the kids. As for me, I’m pretty much digital when it comes to calendars. For the purposes of this purge, I am not including web-based calendar apps that reside on my iOS devices. Calendar.

Calendar "ah ha"

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 January, 2010 Calendar "ah ha" I was participating in a Harvard sponsored webinar with my boss the other day. One of the things they recommended to executives was to use their electronic calendar to leave themselves reminders. I think if Microsoft asked me what I would like to see in an electronic calendar, I would suggest not to bother with the all-day event option. Otherwise too many colors make the calendar overwhelming, not helpful.

App Review: SunDo

Productivityist

No syncing or importing from another calendar, meaning everything has to be entered by hand. The post App Review: SunDo appeared first on Productivityist. Apps Reviews Android app iOS productivity review SunDO Let’s face it, many productivity apps are not very pretty. Wouldn’t it be nice to have an alternative to staring at a text-based application? There is now with SunDo. This app is a simple, beautiful task manager for mobile that is unlike any other.

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Software Review: Benjamin – Franklin Planner Replacement

Simple Productivity Blog

From LJ: Recently I was sent a code to review a new release for the iPod/iPhone/iPad. I asked her to review the software. Here is her review: As an avid Franklin Planner user and a new iPad user, I was asked to give Benjamin a try. The app does not have a calendar/meeting proponent. Disclosure: This review was written by Sarah Zblewski, a reader of the blog. She recieved a copy of the software, provided by the software’s author, in order to review it.

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Review: The Daysteps Planner

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Review: The Daysteps Planner Posted on June 21, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! One page holds a month-at-a-glance calendar. The top half is devoted to a calendar-like grid, but without numbers. Mind Dump and Review Space At the end of each week there is another two page spread.

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Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Go Burrows

In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Scot and I chat about what makes an assistant a leader, the world of podcasting, email and calendar management, working remotely, and tips for new assistants. LEAVE A REVIEW. Each review helps me stay motivated to keep the show going!

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Review: Checkmark 2 For iOS

Productivityist

I tend to take care of my errands every Tuesday and Wednesday, and by setting up Checkmark 2 so that as I leave one location it reminds me where to go next (something Dave Caolo also does and mentions in his review over at TUAW ), I can keep momentum going as I knock off errands throughout the day. That would keep my calendar as free and clear as possible and also be useful during school holidays and sick days. Reviews Apps

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Why You Need To Review (And How To Make It Easier To Do)

Productivityist

One of the most critical things we can do on a regular basis is review our progress, yet we usually think more about it as a month (or year) comes to a close. Sometimes they can even fall off the radar altogether without the presence of a regular review ritual. There are other reasons to make reviewing your tasks a consistent practice. You’ll be less likely to forget to do something if you catch it front of your eyes by reviewing everything on your plate.

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2012: My Year in Review

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact 2012: My Year in Review Posted on 12/30/2012 // Leave a Comment Last year I offered up a year in review post , and i’m doing it again this year. I bought some nice bourbons and whiskeys this calendar year, and made sure I followed through on this in other areas as well.

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Review: Checkmark 2 For iOS

Productivityist

I tend to take care of my errands every Tuesday and Wednesday, and by setting up Checkmark 2 so that as I leave one location it reminds me where to go next (something Dave Caolo also does and mentions in his review over at TUAW ), I can keep momentum going as I knock off errands throughout the day. That would keep my calendar as free and clear as possible and also be useful during school holidays and sick days. The post Review: Checkmark 2 For iOS appeared first on Productivityist.

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How to Set Up a Home Communication Centre

Ian's Messy Desk

It’s a two-part system, a message board and a calendar (see images below). The dry-erase calendar is magnetic on the back and is stuck to our refrigerator. The calendar serves to track what is going on in the month. Both my wife and I use separate PDA-based calendars. At the start of each month, we transfer information to the dry-erase calendar. Set up a zone with a family calendar and a bulletin board. Review your paper clutter.

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Real Time Customer Reviews Top 2010 Trend

Make or Break Moments

Real Time Reviews takes into account that people around the globe are jumping on the band wagon of telling anyone who will listen what they are doing right now. As more people are reviewing and contributing, the sheer mass of opinions will lead to a real-time stream of information, findable and viewable to all. In addition, online access and device convergence will allow more on-the-spot reviews.

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My 2015 Year in Review (and How a Journal Made It Easy to Do)

Productivityist

It’s amazing how quickly the calendar year has flown by. At the end of each calendar year, I like to look back and see where I’ve been and what I’ve done. But for the purposes of this post, I’ve scanned them to get a sense of my calendar year in review. Going forward, I’ll be reviewing from September 1 to August 31, because that’s how I structure my year now. I want to help those of you out who follow the traditional calendar when starting the new year.

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How to Get a Better Performance Review

45 Things

For many years I've written about performance reviews, the pro's and con's, and so I decided it was time to revisit the issue and give pointers about how to not only survive your performance evaluation, but make sure it goes well. If ever you wished you had the powers of mind-reading, it might be during your annual performance review. Meet with colleagues and the boss before your formal review and try to ferret out areas where you need improvement.

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Postbox: A Powerful Cross-Platform Email Client [Review]

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Postbox: A Powerful Cross-Platform Email Client [Review] Posted on 08/30/2012 // 8 Comments It turns out that when I decided to search for a new e-mail app of choice , that Postbox won out. In the Advanced/General preferences panel, you can set Postbox to use Gmail’s keyboard shortcuts and you can also create events within Google Calendar for detected dates.

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The Daily CT Scan: The Best Way To Start Your Day

Productivityist

That’s why it’s important to scan two things right when you start your day: your calendar and your to-do list. If you can honestly say that you check your calendar and to-do list first thing in the morning, then I’m going to save you some time: stop reading this piece. First, let’s parse The Daily CT Scan into its parts: C is for Calendar. The first thing you should look at daily is your calendar. Now it’s time to review the details of your day.

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Real Time Reviews via Mobile Devices – Are You Prepared?

Make or Break Moments

and see the negative reviews and questions being asked within Twitter. Tags: bad customer experiences , mobile devices , real time reviews , social media , Twitter Add A Comment home top Site Information © 2010 Make or Break Moments Ministry Free Theme by eGrace Creative.

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My 2015 Year in Review (and How a Journal Made It Easy to Do)

Productivityist

It’s amazing how quickly the calendar year has flown by. At the end of each calendar year, I like to look back and see where I’ve been and what I’ve done. But for the purposes of this post, I’ve scanned them to get a sense of my calendar year in review. Going forward, I’ll be reviewing from September 1 to August 31, because that’s how I structure my year now. I want to help those of you out who follow the traditional calendar when starting the new year.

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Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

Daily Calendars. It is easy to place a wrong time or wrong date on a calendar. Or because so many executives are independent, they place events on their own calendars and forget to inform their administrative partner. It’s always best to review the day’s events together. Many administrators are now handling their executive’s pre-read meeting materials by printing, reviewing and flagging them as appropriate. The Importance of Daily Huddles.

2015 171

Motorola CLIQ Review - Part 2

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Motorola CLIQ Review - Part 2 Technology Review Week two on the Motorola CLIQ has brought a lot of insight about the device. I can group shortcuts and place games on one, navigation and product search tools on another, multimedia apps and pictures on the third, calendar, news and Office viewing tools on a fourth, with the home screen filled with social media and messaging tools by default.

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Get Started With Long-Term Goals Easily

Simple Productivity Blog

5 minutes later I received an email, asking me to take a look at the Non-App Calendar, which is a set of planning forms that does exactly what I need. Productivity Reviews It''s really odd how sometimes you wish for something, and then it falls into your lap.

2015 183

4 Reasons Why She is in Love with @Asana and Her Team Has Never Been More Productive - App Review and How-To

Stephanie LH Calahan

You can set a due date, and even sych the due date to your calendar. This helps declutter your inbox, and add the task to your task list and/or calendar so that you actually get the task done! 4 - Reminders, Notifications and Calendar Integration. If I had set up the integration feature with my Google Calendar, it would insert the tasks on my calendar according to due date.

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The Evolution of Getting Things Done with David Allen

Productivityist

You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. PODCAST calendar GTD habits planning prioritizing productivity tools stress weekly episodeDavid Allen joins me on this episode of the podcast to dive deeper into the Getting Things Done methodology. The meat of our conversation gets into how it has evolved over the years since it first was introduced in 2001.

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The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs

Productivityist

A wall calendar. Whatever it is, get it down on a calendar. You want to have a list that is visible and reviewed so you can keep working on those goals. When you’re done with the retreat, review the list of all the things you’ve accomplished, from the small to the big. Mindfulness Productivity Work Life calendar checklist procrastination productivity retreatToday’s guest post is by Ryan McRae.

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TheMarq: Motorola CLIQ Review – Part 4

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Motorola CLIQ Review – Part 4 Technology Review Another week has gone by and I’m more in love with the CLIQ than ever before. What’s the point of today’s review then? In other words, I wanted to be able to access my email, calendar, tasks, and notes from anywhere. RememberTheMilk then has a plugin for Google Calendar that allows me to view, add, and edit my tasks directly from the Calendar.

Happy New Year: Why Labour Day Has Become My New Year’s Day

Productivityist

Starting on Labour Day aligns with the school calendar. During the summer I’m home with the kids, so aligning my calendar with the aligning my calendar with the school year just makes sense to me. After giving it some thought, I realized that with this shift toward Labour Day as the kickoff toward the New Year, I can intentionally do these three things: Use the summer as a time to review, reflect, and recharge.

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Declutter Your Data with Angela Crocker

Atiim

Some of the specifics of our discussion include the way you can declutter Your apps (which may not mean deleting them), how to streamline your digital calendar, redundancy and intention, dedicated devices, and more tactics. (We The NOW Year Wall Calendar. Also, remember to leave The Productivityist Podcast a rating and review on iTunes, or on whatever platform you’re listening to. Podcast calendar data declutter organizing weekly episode

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SMART objectives for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I wrote about performance reviews and although I’m still not sure that the majority of performance reviews are all that helpful, especially for assistants. We should take a proactive approach with our objectives to ensure that next year we have a series of pointers that will lead us to the best performance review of our careers. Are there review points throughout the course of the objective?

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Taking Breaks for Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

The fact is, I’ve been struggling for the last few weeks, trying hard to fill out the editorial calendar. --> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Taking Breaks for Productivity Posted on July 26, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! You may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

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The Productivityist Podcast: The Unmistakable Srinivas Rao

Productivityist

If you enjoy The Productivityist Podcast I’d appreciate a rating and review in iTunes or your podcasting platform of choice. Podcast calendar list overnight SUCCESS themes uniquenessOn this episode of the podcast, I chat with my friend Srinivas Rao. Srini is the author of the book Unmistakable: Why Only is Better Than Best and the founder and CEO of Unmistakable Creative. We talk about his book (which I’ve dog-eared to death) and going down the path of becoming unmistakable.

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The Productivityist Podcast: The Year of Fear with Kendra Wright

Productivityist

We talk about how we each treat fear, our to do lists, our calendars, and a whole lot more. If you enjoy The Productivityist Podcast I’d appreciate a rating and review in iTunes or your podcasting platform of choice. Podcast advantage bucket list calendar challenge fear growth willOn this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with my friend Kendra Wright.

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The Productivityist Podcast: The Year of Fear with Kendra Wright

Productivityist

We talk about how we each treat fear, our to do lists, our calendars, and a whole lot more. If you enjoy The Productivityist Podcast I’d appreciate a rating and review in iTunes or your podcasting platform of choice. Podcast advantage bucket list calendar challenge fear growth willOn this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with my friend Kendra Wright.

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How To Effectively Manage Your To-Do List

Productivity Bits

The Next-Action Lists, along with the calendar, are at the heart of daily action-management organization. Review Tasks And Prepare Ahead. He describe this as a “behavior&# critical to success – Weekly Review. There are four main reasons why you need a Weekly Review according to Allen: Gather and process all your “stuff&# or tasks , review your system , update your lists , and get clean, clear, current, and complete.

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How To End This Month (And Start The Next Month) Right

Productivityist

There are certain aspects of the calendar that I really appreciate , and the end of the month is one of them. Even more so than the end of the calendar year (which – as I’ve written about – doesn’t hold as much significance for me), the end of the month is a time where I can get set for the next 30 or so days while looking back at the 30 days prior. I start and end my days the same way and over the past few months, I’ve done the same with a calendar month.

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