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Goldilocks Work: Projects, Tasks, Sessions
Goldilocks Work: The Difference Between Projects & Tasks

All of the work we end up doing falls into three separate buckets: projects, sessions, and tasks. Before you can be really productive, you need to dedicate just the right amount of time to something – so that you can start and finish what you intended to, leaving you feeling “just right”. That’s Goldilocks work.

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Find on Google
How Customers Search on Google for Businesses Like Yours

Almost 70% of all web search traffic comes from Google. Here’s everything you need to know about being where your customers are looking for you, from Loud Rumor CEO Mike Arce.

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Time Travel with Boomerang

I believe in processing email on my own schedule, and sending email on my own schedule. Here’s a few ways that I hack email with Boomerang: 1. To look like a workaholic Have you ever gotten an email from someone at 1:43am and thought, “wow, they are dedicated.” Well, with Boomerang, I […]

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password protection lock
Everything You Need to Know about Password Protection

Remembering passwords is a waste of time. But you probably know that already. There are TONS of different solutions out there for remembering your passwords or allowing secure access to your devices, so more and more frequently I’m getting asked, “Which One?“. If you’re deciding on how to protect your […]

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Training Course
Create a Training Course People Will Actually Use

For a few months, Design Pickle has been using the cloud-based software Trainual to train our team as we grow. Seeing that we are a virtual company, it is impossible for me to meet and train anyone in the traditional sense. Even if we were a brick and mortar company, […]

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5 things you should do right now to take the stress out of tax time

This is a Guest Post by Cameron McCool from Bench for   Taxes are the last thing you want to think about during the holiday season. But as soon as we enter the new year, Tax Season will be upon us. To help, here are five simple things you […]

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Broken Light
Make Your Idea Happen (For Real This Time)

A few times a week, I find myself saying something I’ve been saying over and over again for years. “Why doesn’t this exist!?” I’ll experience a problem, think up a crazy solution, wonder why no one has done it, and if I’m really excited, I might even buy a domain […]

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500 Websites Lesson
What I Learned from Visiting 500 Websites in One Week

About a month ago, I decided to tackle the ambitious project of turning the database of recommendations that I use for my newsletter into a directory that anyone could access on my website. It started as a project for Fancy Hands. I publicly shared with them the Evernote document where […]

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Email Hack Reminders
Email Hack: Automated Email Reminders

SaneReminders is one of my favorite features of SaneBox, which is one of my favorite email hacks. Here’s how I use it: To Delay a Message If I’m not ready to process a message, or I know I need to deal with it at a certain date, I just forward […]

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Getting Started With Fancy Hands

Earlier this year, Russ Perry introduced me to Fancy Hands, a virtual assistant service that I’ve talked a lot about. I asked him to write up a few tips for other people who want to get started with the service, and here is what he had to say:   No […]

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