Take a look at some of my favorite tools. Some of the links are affiliate links, which means that if you purchase the products from this page, I receive a small commission, at no extra charge to you. I only recommend products I love and use myself.
Evernote is flexible and simple, and the one place to keep track of your life. Write free from distraction, collect information, find what you need. Evernote makes knowledge sharing and project collaboration go smoothly. Its powerful search finds even handwriting in images. Stay organized across all platforms, capture everything everywhere. Evernote Premium offers the ability to access your notebooks offline, forward emails into Evernote, search for text in attached PDFs and Office documents, and more. I use Evernote as my personal knowledge management system. I know where to go to find what I want.
Your online life has many passwords – keep track of them all securely with LastPass. You’ll only have to remember one password. LastPass will also generate secure passwords, fill forms, and allow you to securely share your passwords. I use it many times a day. It’s free to use with any web browser, and for a small annual fee, install it on your mobile as well.
Treat yourself to a worry-free digital life. Download CrashPlan, select a local drive, a trusted computer, the CrashPlan cloud, or all three, and sleep easy. CrashPlan protects all your important files. Music, photos and documents are all automatically, continuously protected. It’s free for local and offsite backup. A subscription to CrashPlan’s cloud service gives you unlimited storage with no bandwidth caps or file-type restrictions. Enterprise-class hardware and military-grade security included. I am confident that my data is safe.
A visual timer for keeping you on task. Perfect for the Pomodoro method. Time Timer’s visual depiction of “time remaining” provides stress-free time management at work, school and home to make every moment count. I use it to help me and my clients focus. I like the 3-inch size for its portability.