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<<Mission Blog Home Posted: 01-27-2020

Want to be more productive at work? There’s an app for that.

The goal of any software is to make your job easier and allow you to accomplish more in less time. Anyone who has wrestled with Excel can tell you that all software is not created equal but here are some mobile applications that may add to your efficiency.

Time Tracking

  • If you are a freelancer Toggl can really help you track your hours. 
  • Where does all the time go? RescueTime will tell you. It works in the background on all your screens and will tell you how long you were on you Tube yesterday…and the day before. You can also use it to limit your social media time.

Information Organization

  • Having trouble remembering all your passwords? If you’re not chained to Google and Chrome LastPass can be a godsend. 
  • Are you a victim of in-box overload? Awayfind can do the heavy lifting for you.
  • Can’t remember where you saw that great article on the web? Pocket is the solution. It will save articles, videos and stories from any publication or app.

Project Management 

  • Get organized with ToDoist. They have been around for almost 13 years and claim to have helped millions accomplish 1.5 billion tasks.
  • If you are working on a team project Trello can help you collaborate more effectively. 
  • Signing documents electronically can be a real pain. You can print, sign, scan and send. Or, use HelloSign.
  • Zapier is very cool. It allows you to integrate actions from different of various apps. For example, you can tell it to automatically download a gmail attachment to your Dropbox and alert you via slack.
  • Google Drive is nice but somewhat limited. Droplr will let you share pretty much anything.

We have barely scratched the surface here. Hopefully, a few of these highlighted apps will help you be more productive. 

What did we miss? Please share what apps you are using and have found to be beneficial.

Working Capital, Goodwill mission blog author
This article was written by: Steve Allan
Digital Expert

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