Managing your tasks and implementing time management strategies can be so much easier due to the variety of tech tools and apps that are available. Each is designed for a different purpose, but all have the same ultimate goal of improving productivity. Here’s a list of this NYC Professional Office Organizer’s suggested tech tools for you and your team to try.
Harvest. This time tracking app is flexible and allows you and your team to customize it to fit your business. You can enter hours into a timesheet or utilize the start and stop timer function. This app can run on your mobile devices as well as your desktop, so you can access it wherever (and whenever) you are working. Harvest also can be integrated into other popular productivity tools, like Google Drive or your project management tool. When you track your time, you’ll be able to pull up reports to show how much time is spent where. The bonus to this app is you can tie it directly to your invoices, which means the reports will show not just where your time is spent, but how much it earns.
Clockify. What’s different about this app? It’s completely FREE. Clockify works inside your browser (as well as via mobile), making it really simple to hit “start” to clock your time. With an easy-to-navigate interface, you can easily see where your time is spent. This app also allows you to set up your ideal week so you compare it against your actual week and see how time was really spent. The visual representation makes it easy to note where changes need to occur.
Focusbooster. Utilizing the time management strategy, the Pomodoro Technique, this app helps you stay focused for 25-minute work sessions followed by short breaks. Sessions are automatically recorded, and Focusbooster has an easy to navigate dashboard that helps you visualize your productivity.
Strides. This app allows you to track all your goals and habits in one place. Strides makes it easy to set reminders and produces easy-to-read charts that show productivity in a visual way which can make it easier to reach your goals. You can track good or bad habits – anything from how much water you drink in a day to how much time you spend on social media. There’s even a pre-determined goal already designed to help track productivity.
Focus@will. If you struggle with focusing and ignoring distractions during your work day, you may want to give this tech tool a try. It combines neuroscience and music to boost your productivity, allowing you to increase your attention span and complete tasks efficiently. If you are someone who struggles with focus, this is worth a try.
Ready for more time management strategies and improved productivity at work? Reach out to this NYC Professional office organizer today and let’s find the right tool for you.