The Apps I Use

Simple Productivity Blog

These apps form the basics of my system. I hate using the little keyboard on the screen for quick data entry. Purchased originally for the singing bowls, I love listening to the vocal chant. While I did purchase many of the same games I used on the Palm, I don’t have as many games in the iPod anymore. When this blog first started, many eons ago, it was Palm-centered.

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List of 50 Great Word Games for Kids and Adults

Daily Writing Tips

Note: all of these are free to download, but most allow in-app purchases, and you may find you need to make a purchase to get the most out of them. #1: This game is a bit like a deconstructed crossword: you get bits of the puzzle and you drag them together to form words that will all match with the clue. You can use coins to get hints (you can earn these through the game, or purchase them with real money).

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The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity


I have sought out learning in various forms to learn how to accomplish this goal. I like to use Excel to analyze purchases, plan expenses and analyze different investments. Start by learning a few Excel keyboard shortcuts to navigate in Excel faster. Bruce Harpham writes about productivity, leadership and career advancement at You can find Bruce on Twitter at @PMPhacks.

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The 2013 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide


I love the way the keyboard works on the device and it really speeds everything up for me on an OS that I''m still getting acquainted with right now. This is the first fountain pen I''ve ever purchased, and I love it. I wanted a bigger on-screen keyboard. Whether you are writing long form, short form, or all forms in between, Scrivener is far and away the best digital writing tool an author can have in his arsenal.

2013 78

Apple – a customer support nightmare! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

A few weeks ago I ordered my new MacBook Pro and I wanted a German keyboard, of cause I could not order a German keyboard, you can order a French keyboard? This time a friendly guy in my Apple Store told me I could pay $200/£100 extra and they would change the keyboard in store for me. I asked again why I could not get the German keyboard in the UK, apparently more Germans then French people live in the UK? E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 100

Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

When I receive an initial request for a meeting, I use a meeting form and write down the information I need: who is requesting the meeting, what is the purpose of the meeting, where it will be held and a phone number or an e-mail address and dates that are available. I also have what I call a Scheduling Bin and I put all my meeting forms in there. Let your fingers do the walking: Quick keyboard sh.

2009 109

Three Ways to Start a Revolution | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

No matter what you do, there will always be folks who feel you’re whoring yourself out in some form or another, but if it works, I don’t have a problem with it. That would make it the norm, the expected… would there still be resistence to purchase? What follows is me thinking into my keyboard. Then, text information can be in the form of web pages/blog posts, PDF ebooks, forum posts, wikis, etc.

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