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Back in 1991, Warren Buffett met Bill Gates, although, as he tells career community website Levo League, neither of them were excited to see one another. But it turned out they had a great time talking — and during the course of the conversation, Buffett pulled out the little black date book that he carries in his pocket. He flipped through it: the pages were practically empty.
Getting started — and continuing — on a project is tough. To get into a productivity streak and build the momentum you need to keep going, trick yourself by backfilling your to-do list with what you’ve already accomplished today.
When Google Keep launched, it never got the fanfare it deserved. The people that did review it compared it to all the wrong apps, like Evernote or Microsoft OneNote. That’s a shame, because a surprisingly good note-taking app went under the radar, underrated for coming up short against contenders it wasn’t designed to face. It’s about time to give Google Keep a fair shake, see where it shines and how it fits in with the competition.
Android/iOS/Mac/Web: To-do service Producteev, one of your favorite group to-do management tools, unveiled a major overhaul to its webapp today that’s aimed at making your personal to-dos easier to follow, and group projects easier to manage.
When Yahoo acquired Astrid earlier this month, we all knew the inevitable outcome: the service would be shuttered and we’d have to go somewhere else. Thankfully, Astrid’s developers have made it easy to get your data out, and a number of other to-do apps have rolled out the welcome mat for Astrid refugees with import tools that will get you up and running in seconds. Here are a few, and how to make the switch seamlessly.