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January 28th, 2008

Cool Tools: Basecamp

Whenever you are doing collaborative work, it is important that every player communicates with each other. To do that, you can simply email each other. Or you can use Basecamp.
Basecamp has improving communications between team members, making it easier to collaborate on a single project. Easy to setup, simple to use and very flexible, […]

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January 21st, 2008

Downloadables: OpenProj

Project management can be a tough gig, but, with the right organizing tools, you can be quite productive.  OpenProj is one of those tools.
From the website:
OpenProj is a free, open source desktop alternative to Microsoft Project. OpenProj has been downloaded over 175,000 times in the first weeks since it was released and has quickly become […]

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January 14th, 2008

Downloadables: File Action

If you’re like me, your computer hard drive is all cluttered and disorganized.  You have to organize new and pending files at least once a week.  You spend hours doing this.
What a colossal waste of time.
File Action 1.0 is a FREE tool that helps you declutter your files automatically.  It’s for the Mac OS only, […]

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January 7th, 2008

Downloadables: Concrete Goals Tracker 2008

Want to make sure you have great follow through on your projects for the year? How about your priorities, have you got them all sorted out? If you’re the type of person who needs to write everything down to get organized, you’ll benefit from David Seah’s Concrete Goals Tracker for 2008.
Here’s a description […]

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December 31st, 2007

Downloadables: RocketDock

Is launching programs in Windows a pain in the neck for you?  I bet it is! That’s why there’s Rocket Dock, the single greatest piece of software.  Ever. (Says their website.)
From the RocketDock website:
RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access […]

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December 24th, 2007

Downloadables: Reminder Cube

for this week’s Downloadables, we’re featuring Reminder Cube - a feature-rich desktop calendar.
Here’s a brief summary from FreeDownloadaDay.com
Along with the standard ability to enter and edit appointments, you can also track longer-term projects with a searchable task list. A special “all day” window allows you to make notes that don’t apply to a specific task […]

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December 18th, 2007

Zen-to-Done: A Simple Alternative to GTD

Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits is a popular productivity blog based on the principle of keeping things simple.  His blog and ideas are a breath of fresh air for those whose idea of productivity is buzzing around like a bee and surrounding oneself with as much tools as possible.  So far, Leo is best known for […]

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December 18th, 2007

Productivity Toolkit: Scout of Nintendo Nonstop

Scout is my business partner, and she runs Nintendo Nonstop, a site about, well, Nintendo products. She’s the most productive person I know, and because of that I’m highlighting her in this week’s productivity toolkit.
Google Calendar For planning and scheduling tasks, as well as sharing calendars with contractors, clients, and other business contacts. Very […]

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December 17th, 2007

Downloadables: Taskbar Shuffle

Whenever I’m working on my computer, I like to arrange things in such a way that makes my workflow easier.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could rearrange the windows on your taskbar so that all the related tasks would be close to each other?  You can do that with Taskbar Shuffle.  I’ve been using […]

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November 15th, 2007

Productivity Toolkit: Jason of CoolBlogTech

Jason Baird of Cool Blog Tech (there doesn’t seem to be anything on his site right now) shares his own productivity toolkit with us today. Here are the tools that Jason uses to stay productive:
HottNotes This tool lets Jason paste little sticky notes all over his 2 computer monitors. He uses these […]

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