Weekly Round-Up #183: Habit Tracking, The Simpsons And Televisions

Weekly Round-Up #183: Habit Tracking, The Simpsons And Televisions

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you’ve had a productive week!

This week we take a look at how you can track your habits, what the Simpson’s living room looks like in different furnishing styles and why you should add a TV to your computer set up – plus you get a sneak peak behind the scenes at FlippingHeck.com HQ!

Better Habits Premium – Better Habbits On Medium

I had a look at the Better Habits app a while ago but didn’t go any further with it as you could only track 3 habits. The developer was following the standard practice that you shouldn’t try to master more than 3 habits at a time. It turns out though that a lot of you wanted more than 3 habits in the app and the developer listened: you can now track as many habits as you like in the premium version.

Are You Management Material? – Davit Corporate Partners

I don’t normally link straight to infographics but I made an exception for this great infographic from Davit Corporate Partners. Some people are promoted way beyond their capabilities which can really damage a company so find out if you’re suitable for msnagement with the following infographic.

Tips On How To Beat Presentation Anxiety – Buffalo 7

I talked last week about How to speak in public  but if you’re really anxious, it won’t matter how well your presentation is written. Buffalo 7 has put together some great tips to calm your presentation nerves and let your message shine through.

The Simpsons’ Living Room In 6 Interior Design Styles – Home

The Simpsons likes to change up the living room with a different opening skit each episode so how about checking out what it would look like in different home decor styles.

How To Merge Multiple Google Drive And Google Photos Accounts – Zapier

If you have two (or more) Google accounts, there may come a time when you want to merge them. Zapier shows how you can get all of your accounts in one place without losing anything.

Best Time Management Solution In 2018 – TechRadar

If you’re wondering where your time goes, and if your time is spent wisely then you may want to look into  a time tracking app. TechRadar rounds up some of the best on the market for you to have a look at. I personally use Timecamp and it’s great for tracking what time I’m spending on work as well as how long I’m surfing Facebook when I should be working (it’s research, honest!)

Time Management: How To Understand And Manage Triple Overload – Training Journal

According to the Training Journal, we’re not just overloaded, we’re triple overloaded! Learn how to cope with all of this overwhelming information and manage your time effectively with their great article.

Tips For Living Alone – Curbed – Curbed

Living on your own can be a great but lonely time and rather daunting if you’re a woman. This article from Curbed has some interesting fugures on how living aerangements have changed over the years and how you can get the most out of your solo home.

Do It Scared With Ruth Soukup – Do It Scared

I’ve been meaning to listen to more podcasts and this oneis definitley at the top of my list! There’s a great test you can taket that will reveal your fear (I’m a self-doubter) so you can begin to tackle it.

5 Morning Routine Essentials From The Most Productive People – Rescue Time

Ah, mornings; my least favourite time of day! I am not a morning person and I doubt I ever will be but if you are then get your dsy started off on the right foot with these essential morning routines.

Taking Time Off Work: How To Cope – Work In My Pyjamas

It might seem like an odd concept to need advice on taking long term time off work. If this time off isn’t by choice (maybe you had an accident or are ill) it can be easy to get stuck in a rut and become depressed. Work In My Pyjamas looks at how to avoid this trap.

Susan Cain: The Power Of Introverts – TED Talks

Being introverted doesn’t have to hold you back, in fact you can harness the power of you Introvertedness (if that’s a word!) to help you succeed.

31 Tips On How To Write A Cover Letter – The Muse

Your CV looks great but you never seem to get your foot in the door. Get your cover letter shaped up with these great tips from The Muse.

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success – Miles Anthony Smith

If you’re looking at changing your job, or perhaps sticking with your current company but changing roles then have a read of these 45 tips from industry experts that will help you soar in your career. There’s also some great tips on choosing a career and how a successful career is defined.

Why You Should Consider Adding A Tv To Your Computer Setup – How-To Geek

I bought myself a docking hub recently – it’s fantastic and I wish I had got one ages ago. It allows me to plug a wireless mouse & keyboard in, extra monitors and speakers into my laptop and all I have to unplug is a single USB cable when I want to take my laptop with me. The dock has a HDMI input which means that I can use my TV as a third monitor:

A behind the scenes look at the FlippingHeck.com and Productivity Direct HQ!

A post shared by ProductivityDirect (@productivitydirect) on Jul 5, 2018 at 1:54pm PDT

It’s a little apart from the rest of my setup but I don’t mind that – I can have emails or twitter out of the way and concentrate on other things and I don’t have to keep switching programs to see the other content – fab!

Checkout some of these great deals on docks from Amazon – I have the StarTech dock (note: the links below are affiliate links. If anything is purchased through these links I will get a small commission which goes towards the running of this website).

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Have A Great Weekend

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Until next week, Stay Productive!


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