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tools

Here, I collect recommendations, tips, and tricks that I’ve found helpful in my day-to-day work. Some just solve a problem. Others save some time. Or they just work well. Some of these posts are very detailed. Step-by-step. A kind of nerd corner…

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Dedicated post lists

From time to time, I’ll write several posts about a topic. These post series are listed here.

Evernote

You’ll find that I’m quite enthusiastic about Evernote. I’ve dedicated a post series to it:

 

All hands-on posts:

 

Evernote Hacks V: Using Evernote for teaching 2015-08-11

Evernote is not only great for personal note-taking and organization. Because notes and notebooks can be shared, Evernote is also great for collaboration in teaching. This post looks at some use cases. This post is part of my Evernote Hacks series – check out the other posts! There are many online tools to provide materials …

Evernote Hacks IV: Saving things to Evernote on the go with Drafts 2015-07-21

Evernote is great to remember everything. In my previous Evernote Hacks post, I showed how to set up Evernote as a complete Todo/Getting Things Done system. One of David Allen’s GTD principles is to always be ready to write down what comes to mind. Here, we’ll set up iPhone and iPad with the Drafts app …

Evernote Hacks Part III: Implementing Getting Things Done with Evernote (Business) 2015-07-07

Although I’ve found several task planning apps I liked, it always bothered me that I had my todo items in my task planner, and then had to look for the information related to it in other apps, like Email, Word, and Evernote. Here I’ll introduce you to using Evernote to collect everything task-related in one …

Evernote Hacks Part II: Handling email and Inbox Zero with Evernote 2015-06-29

We’re all overwhelmed by the amount of email we receive. On a bad day, there’ll be 30 new emails waiting after I’ve had a couple of meetings. Inbox Zero is the concept of trying to keep your email inbox empty and, as a result, your head free. Combining Email with Evernote is a great way …

Evernote Hacks Part I: Setting up your Evernote Business and Personal notebooks 2015-06-28

The web is full of tips on how to set up your Evernote account for efficient use. But pretty much all tips you see online are for using Evernote on your own. Find out which of these tips don’t work well when you use Evernote in a team, and learn about some aspects that are …

Evernote: The swiss army knife of organization and documentation 2015-06-20

A team must share lots of information and save it for later use. If you want information management to work, it must be easy to store information, easy to share it with others, and easy to find later. Evernote gives you all three. When I started my group, I wanted to implement an easy and …