Digital Tools You Need To Be A Productivity Machine

Oct 13, 2021 5 Min Read
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There are a multitude of digital tools you can use to increase productivity. Finding them is not the hard part but choosing which ones to use is.

We all have the same amount of time in a day to perform a particular number of tasks. Productivity is about completing the maximum amount of work possible in the time frame you have. We live in a hectic and fast-paced world which makes productivity a priority for everyone. 

Thanks to technology, we currently have digital tools that can help you drastically improve your productivity. Considering how many tasks and responsibilities a modern professional must juggle, you should use all the tools required to increase your productivity.

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The following are digital tools that will help you become a productivity machine:

ToDoist

To-do lists are one of the oldest tools people have used to become more productive. You previously had to write down your to-do lists on paper, but there are currently apps you can use for that. Todoist is the foremost among them and a personal favourite of many professionals. 
 
Todoist is a fantastic to-do list app with numerous features. A significant feature of the application is Natural Language Processing which recognises specific keywords and adjusts the task’s parameters to suit your needs. 
 
The app also has other features such as minimum task completion, streak recognition, and task division. It makes task organisation an absolute breeze allowing you to perform the tasks with ease. Though there are other to-do list apps, Todoist is definitely one of the best ones.

PDFSimpli

Saving time is a significant element of being productive. If you are involved in many daily meetings, taking notes will be a vital part of it, and you need to ensure that you can quickly have the files in an organized form for you to be productive. A word to pdf editor is a tool that can help you with file conversion and make you more productive. 
 
Your capacity to take notes and change their file format will go a long way in helping you save time. You can scribble notes quickly on Word, organise them and promptly turn the file into a pdf version which you can send to anyone who wants the notes.

Google Calendar

Planning is another element that is crucial to productivity. Having plans for various dates will help you complete tasks efficiently as you already know what you have to do, plus each job will have a specific date for completion. Google Calendar is by far the best cross-platform calendar available on the market today. 
 

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Using Google Calendar is very easy, and all you need is a google account to start. You get a calendar with an excellent user interface and integration with other platforms. You can easily add events to the calendar, describe the events, schedule meetings, and much more.

Freedom

If you want to be more productive, you have to reduce distractions. Unfortunately, we live in a world that is chock full of distractions, especially online.
 
It makes it incredibly difficult to be productive, particularly when you need to focus on one task. Utter focus is one of the keys to productivity that is substantially discounted in this day and age.
 
On the other hand, there is a digital tool that can help you reduce distractions called Freedom. 

Freedom is a digital distraction removal tool that will offer you conclusive support across multiple devices, including Windows PC, Macintosh, Androidsrc phone, iPhone, and tablets.
 
All you have to do is set a timer of how long you want to be distraction-free, and the app will block every possible distraction during that time on any synced device.

In conclusion,

There are a multitude of digital tools you can use to increase productivity. Finding them is not the hard part but choosing which ones to use is. The above applications are an excellent starting point, but you need to find the tools that suit you. 

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