The 6 Best Productivity Tools

It can be hard to stay productive in a disorganized setting amid clusters of papers and folders on our desks.  On the positive side of this dilemma, the world has moved forward.  As a result, there are thousands of digital tools to help us work more efficiently.  As such, we’ve decided to focus on the 6 best productivity tools.

1. EZNet Scheduler®. 

EZnet Scheduler is a multi-purpose SaaS appointment scheduler that can be used on all devices. In fact, it’s hailed by Software Advice as one of the best appointment schedulers on the market.  And the best part is that EZnet Scheduler empowers your competitiveness. Did you know that 70% of today’s consumers demand the ability to self-schedule 24/7/365?  EZnet Scheduler helps you meet that demand.

2. Forest.

The Forest app is really cool because it helps you focus on a given task by planting a “seed” that symbolizes the task. You have to stay inside the app as the “tree” “grows” and you complete your task. Should you leave the app, your “tree” will die. The app also partners with real tree-planting organizations, so that’s an extra bit of motivation!

3. Self-Control.

This macOS app also helps you stay focused during work hours by blocking sites during a selected period of time. Any app or website you select will have access turned off until the time is up. You can’t switch off or delete the app to reset it, either.  The sites remain blocked until the end of the time slot you’ve chosen.

4. Google Keep.

Google Keep is a digital note-taking app that works with most devices. It’s known for its time and location reminders (you can get a pop-up message whenever you’re in the same spot or at a specific time). You can also record notes with the talk-to-text feature. Moreover, you can color-code your notes.

5. GoToMeeting.

GoToMeeting is an online meeting/video conference calling site that allows for easy screen sharing during team collaboration. It also has tools that enable you to edit your screen during meetings. For sure, it’s a viable alternative to Zoom and is a life-saver for virtual companies with distributed teams.

6. Google Docs and Google Slides. 

Google Docs and Google Slides enable easy access to projects and files.  Team members can edit the same project as well as save it to their own computers or devices.