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12 Hidden Asana Features to Start Using Right Now

Karla Lant / October 3, 2017

If you don't already love Asana, you might soon. The task and project management app has everything from advanced organizational features to flying unicorns, and the basic version is free for individual users. But don't limit Asana to being only an electronic to-do list. Make Asana do more...

The 11 Best Kanban Apps to Build Your Own Productivity Workflow

Matthew Guay / October 2, 2017

If you're starting the next SpaceX, a to-do list with tasks like "Design rocket" and "Start Mars colony" won't take you there. Checklists are too simple, focused on the next step and not the bigger picture. Great new products require that fuller vision.

Which is why Taiichi Ohno...

The 17 Best Meeting Scheduler Apps and Tools

Paula DuPont / September 30, 2017

There are few tasks in the professional life as tedious as scheduling meetings. Finding a time that works for everyone can be a losing battle of long email strings and accidental double-bookings.

Scheduling a meeting time shouldn't be hard. Fortunately, there are dozens of online meeting scheduler apps available...

The Zapier Formatter Guide: How to Automatically Format Text the Way You Want

Matthew Guay / September 28, 2017

So near, and yet so far. That's the feeling more often than not when trying to get apps to work together. You export data out of one app, try to import it into another—and it looks perfect, right until it doesn't. Turns out, the text is in...

How a Smoothie Company Built a Thriving Community with Email and WooCommerce

Joey Blanco / September 27, 2017

"Diet" is a scary word. Most times, it's associated with depriving yourself, perhaps cutting out entire food groups, to lose weight. But if you think of the big picture definition of diet, you're looking at everything you eat. That's your diet.

Some of us keep it healthy...

How to Automatically Convert Markdown to HTML

Matthew Guay / September 26, 2017

Formatting text should be easy. Often, however, it's not. If you've ever opened a Word document in an earlier version of Word or in a different word processor app and then spent half an hour getting your formatting looking perfect again, you know how annoying rich text can...

How to Land Your Dream Job with One Spreadsheet

Zen Ren / September 26, 2017

Job hunting feels like more of an art than a science—especially if you recently graduated or are starting from a place of unemployment.

But finding and landing your dream job doesn't have to come down to luck. In fact, some well-applied basic project management tactics can make all...

How to Change Date and Time Formats in Your Text Automatically

Matthew Guay / September 25, 2017

New Year's Day 2018 is on January 1, 2018 or Jan/1/18 in the US, but in much of the world it's on 1 January 2018 or 1/Jan/18. And the minute before might be 12:59 PM to one person, 23:59:59 to another...

7 Science-Backed Ways to Take Better Breaks

Jory MacKay / September 25, 2017

It wasn’t until moving to London that I started eating lunch at my desk.

Instead of sitting around a communal table or going out for a leisurely lunch hour, my colleagues would bring microwaved leftovers to their desk or sprint down to the local grocery store to grab a...

How to Find Any Person, Job, or Opportunity with LinkedIn Search

Joe Stych / September 22, 2017

OK, let's get this out of the way: LinkedIn isn't the most "fun" social network. You aren't going to see the newest memes in your feed or adorable baby pictures or live-tweeted dramas about airport security. This social sphere is more interested in learning and professional development...