Motivation is a universal problem which affects everyone. Multiple factors including emotion, health, mindset, and patience will determine how motivated you are to achieve any goal. It takes an incredible amount of motivation to achieve success and many watch on the sideline wondering where it comes from.
While we’re on a roll with the whole Google Chrome thing, today we’re going to share our all time favourite extensions to make your Chrome run faster, easier and more effectively. There are hundreds of apps available in the Google Web Store and it can be hard to weed out the winners from the vast sea of plugins. We did the hard work for you and are sharing the tried and true extensions we use everyday at Data Nerds HQ. We wold love to hear your favourite extensions as well so let us know what they are in the comments below! We could probably squeeze one or two more into our bar before it gets overloaded. 😉
Did you know that as of March 2015, Chrome is the #1 browser used throughout the US? That means about one third of our readers (34.7% to be exact) choose Chrome as their main may to access the internet. Here at Data Nerds HQ, we couldn’t agree more that Chrome is the best when it comes to browsing the web easily and effectively and our goal by the end of this 2 part post is to get the rest of you right on board with us!
Many of you are probably wondering, “Well, what’s the difference between Safari, Internet Explorer and Chrome? Don’t they all just let you access the internet?”, well essentially, yes but it’s how they let you access (and experience) the internet that makes all the difference!
Who doesn’t need a few new hacks to get off on the right foot this new year? Since our Gmail Optimization post was such a success and so many of you loved the tips we uncovered, we’ve decided to keep up with this series. So today we have 20 new Google Calendar Hacks to share with you for the new year!
One of the best parts about this Google series is that you can use a lot the tricks together to get an even bigger productivity boost. For example, the first item on this list will teach you how to use your Gmail as an appointment book which will sync seamlessly with your Google Calendar. So get ready to be super organized, productive and always on the ball this year – and maybe even keep one of your New Years resolutions!
How’s your desk looking right now? If I asked you to find your office contract or that invoice from back in January of 2012, could you? If the answer is no, then don’t worry, you’re in the right place and we’re here to get you back on the path to a clutter-free world. You probably already know that a clean desk = a productive desk so let’s get started and well on your way to a more productive day.
Do you ever find yourself wishing there were just a few more hours in the day? Or wondering what it was you did all day that got you to 9pm with nothing to show for it? There are a lot of time-suckers out there that you may have never considered before, so if you’re ready to gain back a couple hours into your day, we’ve come up with a list of things you should remove from your day, ideas to utilize your “gap-time” and even a few suggestions of how to spend your new time in order to make your life more productive and fulfilling.
We think it’s pretty safe to assume none of us would say no to a little extra happiness in our lives. Whether you’re going through a rough time or you just want to add a little fun to break up the repetition of your busy day we’ve come up with 8 simple ways to bring some much needed joy into your life. These are so simple, you can even do a few of them while reading this post, so get reading and get happier!
Ever look at the clock to see it’s 4:45pm and find yourself wondering where in the world your day went and what you got done that day (if anything)? We did too. That’s why we decided to do some research on just where our time was going. Turns out, there’s a ton of things we are all wasting our time on on a daily basis, and with a few little tweaks, you can be back on the road to productivity in no time!
Spoiler Alert: We are definitely going to tell you to spend less time on Facebook. Sorry.