We all have the same amount of hours in each day, but the way we utilise those hours can make all the difference to how much we get done. Here are some of my favorite tools that I use to keep my productivity high!
1. Video Speed Controller - Chrome Browser Extension
This nifty browser extension gives you the ability to control the speed of any video’s that you watch. Cut through the fluff and watch twice as many video’s by increasing the speed - I typically watch at 1.6 times speed, but it depends on how fast the person talks!
2. News Feed Eradicator for Facebook - Chrome Browser Extension
In the world of digital marketing it is hard to avoid Facebook during work hours when you often need to be actively logged in to attend to Facebook Groups and Pages. Another free browser extension, the News Feed Eradicator for Facebook removes your Facebook Feed view and replaces it with an inspirational quote! You can still utilise all the Facebook functions, but won’t see your news feed when you login. No random distractions and scroll sessions
3. Lastpass Password Manager
Passwords and logins are almost endless. And the really annoying ones where you have to use a password with a specific number of characters/numbers/symbols and so you ALWAYS forget it and end up having to reset the account. Argh, who has time for that! If you haven’t already, you should be using a password manager. I recommend and love Lastpass (it’s free!). You can add the browser extension to any browser, as well as adding the app to your phone. All our login information in one place across all your devices - massive time (and sanity) saver!
4. Loom Screen Recorder
Yet another Chrome browser extension, Loom is a free tool that allows you to record your screen or camera (or both at the same time) with the simple click of a button. A brilliant way to initially record your processes and hand off to team members. It is also a wonderful way to quickly record a personal video to connect with your team or clients. Uploaded straight to the cloud and available with a link to send instantly.