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A Review of Zapier’s History: Rise of The No-Code Movement

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Zapier has contributed to the creation of a new way of software development that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It’s called No-Code, and it is currently taking over software development. Here’s the history of Zapier and its role in shaping this new world. It is predicted that by 2025, 70% of new applications will use no-code or low-code technologies.(1) And while No-Code is not new and has been…

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A Complete Guide to the Flowtime Technique

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The Flowtime technique is a time management technique that helps you maximize your productivity. This technique derives its name from the word ‘Flow’, as it encourages you to be in a flow state. The flow state is achieved in periods of time when you’re fully immersed in a certain task (1). The Flowtime technique is essentially a twist on the Pomodoro Technique, which is another famous method to help boost…

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Google Keep vs Evernote: Which Is the Better Note-Taking App?

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Google Keep and Evernote are two of the most popular note-taking apps out there. Both apps have their fair share of amazing features to boost your productivity, thus making it a difficult choice for you to choose between the two. Modern note-taking brings a lot of advanced features which make it simpler to organize your thoughts. With studies proving the positive influence that note-taking has on improving memory recall(1), it’s…

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7 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Team Knowledge And Productivity

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Stuck in a rut? Deadlines keeping you up at night? Don’t worry, we have a handful of productivity quotes and proverbs to get you back on track. These traditional sayings will help you lead your remote team and get work done in the age of remote collaboration. 💡 This post was inspired by David Shariatmadari’s article “Are these 11 proverbs for the digital age?” published in The Guardian.* 🌟 A…

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A Review of Slack, Glitch, and The History of Simple Real-Time Communication

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Slack is a well-known messaging app that wasn’t intended to be one. And yet today, many businesses all over the world still rely on it for remote communication. If you’re not familiar with the history of Slack, this article will take you back in time and show how it all started.  💡 Before you start… Want to learn how other popular tools evolved over the years? Check similar articles on…

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Learn How to Form Better Habits With the Right Incentives!

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Today, with the help of science, you’ll learn how to form better habits using a handful of crafty incentives. You’ll discover a handful of classic productivity techniques, build a sustainable daily routine, and make sure that all those hard-earned habits stick for years to come. But first, we need to answer a few important questions. ⌛ How Long Does It Take To Form a Good Habit? Positive changes in life…

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A Review of Trello and the History of Simple Kanban Boards

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Founded in 2014 as part of Fog Creek Software, Trello gained traction thanks to its unique take on Kanban boards. After years of steady growth and the acquisition by Atlassian in 2017, it’s still a popular Kanban tool, even if it lacks some of its former luster. Let’s take a deep dive into the history of Trello, its successes and failures, and where it stands today. 💡 Want to peek…

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🔁 New Repeat Tasks, Copy & Paste, and more!

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Hi Taskaders  🎉 We’ve worked hard to make Taskade work better for you! Here’s what’s new: ⚡️ End Date for Repeat Tasks You can now end repeating tasks on a specific date or after a number of repeats. Best of all, the feature is now free to use for everyone! Learn more. ✍️ Better Copy & Paste We’ve improved the text editing experience when copying and pasting. The new system widens support across…

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Overwhelmed With Too Many Meetings? Slay The Dragon And Rescue Productivity!

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Before you ask: Yes, 2022 is another year of “too many meetings.” That means a high caffeine intake, low team engagement, and not enough time for meaningful work. The good news is, you can cut back on meeting duration/frequency and slay that time-gobbling dragon once and for all. But first, let’s crunch some numbers. 💡 Did you know the U.S. workforce holds a whooping 55 million meetings every week?(1) The…

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A Review of Basecamp: The Complex History Behind The Simple Project Management App

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The history of Basecamp, an internal tool turned into a fully-fledged project management app, is the stuff of legend. In today’s article, we take an in-depth look at the origins of 37signals, Basecamp development, and the lessons we can learn from its 20 year-long journey. ⏩ Fast forward to the past… Ready to take a deep dive into the fascinating tales behind popular productivity and collaboration tools? Check these articles…

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How to Ask Better Questions in Asynchronous Remote Team Collaboration

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As Socrates (apparently) once said: “The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing.” Figuring out how to ask better questions is a major advantage in the increasingly remote, asynchronous world. It’s also a tell-tale sign of good remote leaders who see beyond their competencies and aren’t afraid of childlike curiosity. According to psychologist and the author of Trusting What You’re Told: How Children Learn from Others Paul…

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A Review of HipChat’s History: The Amazing Rise and Fall of The Team Messaging Platform

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The history of HipChat is full of twists and turns. After dominating the business communication space, the app that blazed a trail for real-time collaboration ended on a heap of dead software. So, what exactly went wrong with HipChat? Why did it lose in the HipChat vs. Slack grapple? Let’s wind back the clock and find out! 💡 Before you start… Would you like to learn how remote collaboration tools…

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