Risky Business, Hard Conversations and Getting Locked Out


Get Shift Done: Tips and Tricks

Get Shift Done Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 19, 2017

S&*!t! I’m Locked Out By Google Authenticator and I Can’t Get In!

It’s great to depend on Google’s authentication system to confirm your identity on an online application’s website — until it doesn’t work. If you’ve ever been locked out of your own life, here’s how to work around that conundrum.

Try These Top GSD Tips

Evernote Gets Crufty — Use Advanced Search to Get Through It All

Instead of searching through hundreds of saved notes, you can find what you’re looking for more easily by using Evernote’s search filters.

The Risky Business of Innovation

Businesses have always pushed for innovation, but traditionally most of the focus was on improving existing products. In recent years however, that’s changed as more companies have launch “radical” innovation projects — ones that leap outside the box. The result? Failure is no longer the greatest risk of innovation.

Create Sleek Professional-Looking Newsletter-Type Columns in Google Docs

Formatting your document with newsletter-like columns generates visual energy that attracts and holds your readers’ attention. Happily, columns are easy to create in most word processors. Here’s how to do it in Google Docs.

How to Have Hard Conversations With Your Employees

No matter what industry you’re in, there are going to be times when you need to have conversations you wish you could outsource to someone else. Reprimanding, course correction and the like are never fun conversations to have, but you can make them go a lot more smoothly with these few tips.

Default Calendars Are Boring. Here Are Five Alternatives.

From fun and easy, to robust and feature-rich, here are five alternative calendar apps for iPhone and Android.

NewCo Partner Spotlight

How You Can Lead a Company Like Jobs, Musk and Benioff

Leaders like Musk, Jobs and Benioff are passionate about changing the world and far more likely to create companies that disrupt their industries. They’re proof that a business which is driven by its mission is unstoppable. Read more from Paul Miller, CMO Americas at Xero.

Featured in NewCo Shift

What Might Change When Women Rule (at Least Half) the World?

Woman comprise roughly 50 percent of the world’s population, but the average percentage of women delegates at the World Economic Forum broke 20 percent for the first time ever just this year. Discover why we need to bring more women to the table.

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