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Productivity Apps to Help Your Team

Following the last post about productivity tools and cloud computing, I did some more research on productivity apps to help your team collaborate and work more effectively. The main criteria are that the app had to be 1) browser-based (reasons for this mentioned in the previous post) and 2) multi-user collaboration is allowed. Having been an early […]

Do Productivity Apps Actually Change Your Behavior?

The modern-day white collar worker is easily distracted. I don’t care if you work in advertising, finance, or the public sector. If you are sitting in front of a computer a majority of the day and have a smartphone, you will not be productive. Checking Facebook/Instagram/Buzzfeed is unavoidable in the case you miss out on the […]

Why You Should Stop Doing Manual Spreadsheet Work

Copying and pasting from one cell to another? Sorting through data trying to find the signal from the noise? Up-level this and go through your entire day when you’re sitting at your desk doing “work.” Creating calendar invites, copying and pasting from Excel into PowerPoint, formatting a spreadsheet until it’s perfect. These are things people generally consider to […]

Startups, Coming Of Age, And Boyhood

People love coming-of-age stories. That fuzzy mix of nostalgia, longing, and “if I only knew that when I was younger.” What if your childhood and adolescence could be summarized in 2 hours? The movie Boyhood took 12 years to produce, but we, the audience, have the luxury of witnessing the majority of a young boy’s life in matter of […]

Interview With Terry Chen About Excel Productivity At Hearsay Social

We had an opportunity to interview new KeyCuts customer Terry Chen about her experience working at a super innovative company, Hearsay Social. Learn about Terry’s Excel experience, productivity tips and tricks, and of course her new keyboard cover. What is your favorite Excel keyboard shortcut? My favorite Excel keyboard shortcut is command + SHIFT + arrow keys. […]

Fighting Fire with Fire: Using Technology to Increase Productivity

This story was written by KeyCuts student ambassador Kristin Hodgkinson. Kristin is a senior at Syracuse University studying public relations and communications.  Productivity. To me, there are two things that get in the way of being productive: procrastination and multi-tasking. As a college student, it is always a constant battle to overcome these two barriers to achieve […]