Category: Products I Love

Online Meetings and Collaboration

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life The Habit Online meetings can be just as productive as a meeting held in person, provided everyone remembers that the meeting is still a meeting. Turn your camera on.  It seems weird at...
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Capturing Meeting Action Items and Notes with OneNote

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life Free If you had the previous version of this guide, you’ll notice that Microsoft OneNote has replaced Evernote in my list of recommended tools. In truth, either is a fine choice; you...
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Why I Think Mind Mapping Isn’t Crazy (And The Tool I Use)

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life Xmind.net: Free with Professional version available Don’t write this off. Just don’t. I know that “mind mapping” sounds like a weird, touchy-feely thing that people do right before they go off...
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Why I Keep My Files in Dropbox

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life Dropbox for File Sharing Free with paid version available for home users with large amounts of data enhanced collaboration features for business Dropbox makes it a breeze to sync files between multiple...
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Long-distance Kanban with Trello

My team recently had to make the switch from the traditional artifacts associated with scrum – white boards, racing stripe, sticky notes, and paper everywhere – to an electronic tool. Finding a suitable replacement that works as well as paper was more difficult than I thought it would be....
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How To Make More Effective Use of Your Office Productivity Software

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life Google Apps for Business / Office 365 for Collaboration and Document Collaboration Google: $5/user/mo | Microsoft: $13/user/mo Every team needs a collaboration solution. Individuals can benefit from having a classy email address...
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The One Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Worthy of Repeating I wrote in a recent post about how some of the concepts mentioned in this book, combined with lessons learned from great mentors through life, have shown me how to stop dreaming and really reach goals, one step at a time. If you haven’t already ready...
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Microsoft OneNote

This post is part of the series The Best Tools and Techniques for Winning at Business and Life Microsoft OneNote is a really great application, and it seems to be getting better with each release.  In the last year it seems Microsoft has felt the pressure from competing products like...
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An Often Overlooked Way to Protect Against Computer Crashes

There are tons of great applications and tools to help protect your PC from disastrous operating system failures, but I’d like to highlight one very simple way to protect your critical data in the event of a PC crash.  This solution won’t protect you from a hard drive failure...
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