Calendar Tips from Google, Herding Introverts and a Visit From Eisenhower


Get Shift Done: Tips and Tricks

Get Shift Done Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 5, 2017

4 Hidden Google Calendar Tips From The Pros to Use in 2017

We asked the team at Google to give us their best tips for making your year more productive using Google Calendar. Click here to discover some lesser known tools that they shared with us and how to get started using them.

Try These Top GSD Tips

Forget the Fancy Scanner and Save Your Receipts in Evernote

Keeping track of expenses is a hassle, plain and simple. You can buy special scanners or box them up and ship them off to different services to scan. Or, you can just sign up for Evernote.

Shut Up and Listen and Other Lessons on How to Manage Introverts

How do you, as a leader, get your introverts to step up and take part in the conversation? Here are three key tips.

You Don’t Have to be Paranoid to Encrypt Files Stored in the Cloud

When you plug one security hole online, another one always seems to come along. So it’s probably a good idea to encrypt any information we store in the cloud, especially since it’s easy to do — and free, as well.

The Future of Work: Four Trends to Watch

We live in fast-paced times. Jobs are being created and destroyed at an unprecedented rate. In order to understand these changes, there’s a whole new area of research and focus emerging, broadly known as the ‘Future of Work.’ It’s an essential topic to know about if you care about your relevance as a manager in 2017 and beyond.

Prioritize Your Tasks Using General Eisenhower’s Matrix with Trello

Some things in your working life are urgent. Some are important. Some are both urgent and important. And some are neither. The trouble is, it’s easy to get caught up with the busy-ness of each work day and not ‘zoom out’ to see the bigger picture, even if you’re using a task management tool like Trello. That’s where the Eisenhower Matrix comes in.

NewCo Partner Spotlight

Understanding Millennials — America’s Largest Working Generation — Will Help Us Build a Stronger Economy

Xero, a cloud accounting software platform, released a report detailing the biggest motivators and most common challenges millennial small business owners face today. More than 1,200 current and former owners of businesses in the U.S. were surveyed to gain a better understanding of the commonalities and differences between millennials and their older counterparts when it comes to starting and running a small business. Get the details here…

Featured in NewCo Shift

How Ford Will Electrify Vehicles to Make Them Better

The era of more affordable electrified vehicles is dawning, and we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make people’s lives better by changing the way the world moves. Learn more…

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