go solo with slack no team

Go Solo With Slack

Slack: ‘a messaging app for teams’ – but unless you plan on having some very one-sided conversations then as a freelancer or solopreneur you’re not really going to give this service any mental airtime. But wait… Slack are seriously under-selling themselves! What most people don’t realise is this: (and I’m going to say it loudly…) YOU DON’T NEED A TEAM Read the whole post…

Project Productivity

Optimal Project Productivity in 8 Simple Steps

When I talk about productivity I am not just talking about doing as much as possible, or automating wherever you can. Productivity comes in many forms, and so can be enhanced in many ways. Some people equate productivity to yield, return, output, value or speed – they think of it in terms of quantity. Others may take a different view Read the whole post…

RSS

RSS Feeds : You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

I have an admission to make: until recently, although I knew what an RSS feed was, I really didn’t understand how they worked or why I might need them. But then I got more heavily involved with process automation… You see, RSS feeds have been around since, like, forever in terms of the internet, and we all know that what Read the whole post…

Productivity Tech

Productivity Tech : These 5 Key Attributes Are Essential

People like me write a lot about productivity, and we also write a lot about technology and automation in the pursuit of productivity. But why? When you are looking to milk the most out of your precious work hours you want good, concrete advice backed up with clear processes you can follow, easily explained and more importantly easy to implement. Read the whole post…

Automation

Rise of the Machines : When Automation Goes Too Far

With tools for automating workflows like IFTTT and Zapier, are we at risk of taking things too far? What is too far? And why does it matter? My work at WorkFlowPro is aimed at increasing productivity – and part of this is to make use of process automations. I help others to work smarter and faster rather than harder or Read the whole post…