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Evernote Can Remember Every Business Card You Collect

No matter how technologically advanced we are as a society, we still follow a tradition that goes all the way back to the 1600s, when calling cards made their debut. Over the next centuries, calling cards were used to announce the impending ...

Daniel Gold - February 26, 2014
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Sticking with Evernote: Post-its and Paper, Oh My!

Productivity apps like Evernote may be hugely helpful — and popular — but some of us still like to use paper reminders like sticky notes and paper notebooks to keep on task. Dan Gold says Evernote has that covered, too, with two features that ...

Daniel Gold - January 14, 2014
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Restart Your Productivity System without the Stress

Between deadlines, billable-hours requirements, responsibility for bringing in clients and so much more, we all know the legal profession can be taxing. Add to that responsibilities for family and any associations or boards you may belong to, ...

Daniel Gold - August 13, 2013
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Redefine Productivity and Do More of What Matters

In the midst of a recent conversation about how to leverage Evernote to become more productive, I was asked a simple yet thought-provoking question: "Daniel, how do you define productivity?" My definition may be a bit nonconformist, but here it ...

Daniel Gold - May 7, 2013
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Automate Your Productivity with IFTTT and Evernote

Studying for the LSAT’s, more years ago then I care to count, I recall learning about "if-this-then-that" statements. These were the questions geared toward testing our understanding of logical concepts and our analytical reasoning skills. Who ...

Daniel Gold - April 4, 2013
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Three Ingenious Tools to Capture Ideas with Evernote

In my previous post, I talked about the importance of capturing your sparks of genius in one centralized repository so you can organize, review and then act on them. Now let's look at three lesser-known ways to do that with the ultimate capture ...

Daniel Gold - March 4, 2013
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Save Random Sparks of Genius

I’ve talked about how to become a more productive and successful lawyer (and person) by leveraging David Allen’s time management system, Getting Things Done, and either Evernote or Springpad. In this post I am going to home in on the first ...

Daniel Gold - February 5, 2013
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Five Ways to Have a Much Better Day

What you do (or don't do) to begin your day can determine how you feel for the rest of the day—whether you're focused or distracted, energized or tired, positive or grumpy. That's why it's so important to develop strong productivity practices ...

Daniel Gold - January 10, 2013
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Five Ways to Control Your Inbox

In my first two posts (“How We Get Things Done” and “Boost Your Productivity: The Five Phases of GTD”), I talked about how to gain more time in your day and become more productive by leveraging a time management ...

Daniel Gold - December 10, 2012
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Boost Your Productivity: The Five Phases of GTD

Daniel Gold, our "Get It Done" columnist, writes about great ways to amp up your daily productivity—in a big way! Last time he overviewed a time management system that has taken on a bit of a cult-like following: Getting Things Done, or GTD. ...

Daniel Gold - November 5, 2012