Darren’s Guide – The Best Tools and Techniques For Winning at Business and Life

Darren’s Guide – The Best Tools and Techniques For Winning at Business and Life

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We owe it to ourselves to bring out best every single moment of every single day.  Why would anyone want to waste time being less than the best human he or she could be?  When it comes to getting the most from myself and my day, I'm ALL IN. Introduction In my 20 years in technology business I’ve seen and used a lot of tools. This guide is aimed at anyone who wants to make effective use of the Internet in daily life, whether it’s in business or in personal life. These tools are equally helpful regardless of whether you’re trying to run a business across multiple time zones or just trying to stay in touch with family and friends and keep your life moving in the right direction. I…
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How To Make More Effective Use of Your Office Productivity Software

How To Make More Effective Use of Your Office Productivity Software

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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 on a personalized domain. These service are both really good. Both Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Business work great. One will most likely stand out as better for your situation, so I recommend getting trial accounts for each and making your decision based on your own needs. Here are a few observations based on my experience with both solutions: Exchange vs. Gmail. Gmail works really well in the cloud. Exchange and Outlook go really well together in offices on…
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Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote

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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 Evernote with lower barriers to entry.  This has really been great for consumers, and it has allowed a really useful tool to see more publicity as a result.  Although Evernote is also, a really great tool, we'll cover that in another post. Interface OneNote has a really fabulous user interface.  It's set up to be useful right out of the gate.  On top of the notes area you can see all your Sections and Section Groups, providing easy access to unrelated…
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