Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur isn’t always seamless. When you first start your business, it’s easy to find yourself wasting a lot of time doing menial tasks. As a leader, you know that you need to get things done, but when none is there to motivate you or keep you on track, it’s easy to fall behind.
We understand you, we’ve been there. That’s why this month, we’re sharing some of our favorite tools and solutions to improve your productivity.
Here Are 5 Apps that Will Help You Stay Productive with Your Emerging Business
Improve your focus and get things done with ambiance sound playlists designed to help you relax or be productive with no distracting songs. This app is AMAZING! You can create your perfect productivity environment or select one of their three options (random, productivity or relaxation) Save the sounds you love and play them every time you need to tune out the word and tune into your business.
Block all the distractions on your computer or phone in just minutes. Select the apps you waste the most time with by making a list of your app and website weaknesses (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, or even the whole internet). This app is a game changer if you need a personalized way to better manage your time!
- Last Pass
Last pass is a must-have for entrepreneurs. It’s a password manager where you can store all your usernames and passwords, so you never have to spend time resetting codes or struggling with your memory. You can also share or remove access to specific accounts with your peers without giving them your passwords. Last Pass is a highly secure way to keep all of your login information in one place. No more time wasted trying to recover access to your accounts!
The king of all to-do list apps. User-friendly with a very simply interface. Enter your to-do’s and check them when you’re done, simple, but effective. You can create lists from e-mails, organize them by folder and even share them. Also, its super easy to synchronize so you can keep track of all your tasks for the day. Both on your phone and your computer.
- Office 365
This is the control center of our business and we highly recommend it. It is a huge productivity suite that comes with different apps and programs you can use for your business. Apps like Planner where you can work with people in your organization and keep track of daily tasks. You can also attach documents, images, and notes. Your membership also gives you access to OneDrive a cloud-based service where you can store all the documents you need in one place. Office 365 also gives you access to most of Office’s products such as PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel. All the apps are available on iOS and Android so you can keep track of your business while on the go.