Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: How Facebook is reminiscent of Palm, phones shipped versus phones sold, how doctors are using the iPad, and another clue that Apple is redesigning its mobile maps.
With the ability to work whenever we wish, web workers face ever-increasing work hours. There’s always “just one email” after dinner or the pull of our smartphone before our morning workout. But one blogger is arguing that longer hours actually usually mean less productivity.
How much more you could get done if you had just an extra hour a day? While I can’t magically transport you to Bajor, where they have 26 hour days, I can share a few tips that will help you to take control of your schedule.
Faced with the multitude of scheduling apps that are available — including Tungle.me, ScheduleOnce, TimeBridge, Doodle, among many others — TimeTrade has been updating its product range in order to stay competitive. Recently the company announced several major changes to its TimeDriver product, including a rebranding.
Last Friday I was scrambling. The first episode of my new radio show was due by 4 PM, I had company coming to my house for the weekend who were scheduled to arrive by 4:30 PM, and I had three conference calls that day to boot.
Running a business is stressful, not just occasionally, but every day. There are so many balls to keep in the air at any given point, and at times like these, when holidays have passed and you’re trying to resume the rhythm of a routine, it’s a good time to figure out ways to incorporate downtime and breaks into your days. Read More about Finding Creative Outlets and Stress Relief
When I was still a student, I found it hard to get back on track with school after the holiday break ended. Fortunately, I could also make up for late homework. But as a working professional, I no longer have that luxury — any delay or mistakes in my work caused by a a holiday hangover may end up being costly.
The good news is that with a simple strategy in place, it won’t take much effort to return to your normal productivity level. Here are a few tips: Read More about How to Avoid the After-holiday Slump
As an entrepreneur, you have to be very intentional about how you approach your work. If you jump around from fire to fire, you’ll end up feeling spent and accomplishing nothing.
Last weekend, I set out a few goals to help me get more done this week: Read More about Get More Done: How to Move the Big Rocks
There are times when things are so hectic that 9 am becomes 5 pm, Monday becomes Friday, and the first day of the month becomes the last before you can even turn around. Read More about The Importance of a Weekly Review
When I sit down at my computer each morning, I always have plenty of emails asking me to work on short-term projects: a connection that has to be made today, a round of revisions that needs to be made immediately, a phone call that really ought to have happened last night, etc. Because of how immediate all of these requests are, it’s easy to get lost in them and let my long-term projects fall by the wayside. Read More about Long-term Projects: Moving Past the Distractions