10 Apps That Help You Manage Your Time Effectively

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 2015-08-11 Email

To deal with the ever-growing number of technology and business demands piling up on their plates, professionals and managers must constantly find better ways to use their time effectively. However, there are a host of workplace distractions to sidetrack employees and managers and keep them from knocking out tasks and finishing projects in an efficient manner. In fact, smartphones and time-wasting Websites cost U.S. companies an estimated $650 billion a year, according to industry research, and 53 percent of workers admit that these distractions negatively affect their productivity. To develop a sharper focus while taking advantage of digital shortcuts to increase your productivity, consider the following 10 apps designed to help you manage your time. One tool will evaluate whether you're spending too much time avoiding work instead of just doing the job. Several others track your progress on to-do lists and projects. And another will help you deal with the dozens or more passwords that you're supposed to keep inside your head, but which you inevitably end up forgetting. This list was compiled from a number of online resources, including those posted by Lifehack.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.

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