gubb: List-making made easy

Gubb comes highly recommended from the Twitter world (thanks to Bruce Wagner by way of my buddy napril1023). Gubb is a list-makers dream. They lists are color coded; they’re available on via phone, email and web; they’re prioritizable. You can share your lists and collaborate with others. And, according to gubb, they look good in print. I tend to make …

Ergonomics Simplified: A free evaluation tool

I took about 15 minutes to run through the free interactive ergonomics evaluation from ErgonomicsSimplified. Although I ran across a few questions that didn’t have answers that applied, I learned much about proper monitor height, mouse adjustment, seat specifics and foot rests. The evaluation gives you tips as you answer the questions, and at the end you get a full …

LeechBlock : Another productivity tool

 A Twitter friend (dloo) just turned me on to LeechBlock, a simple Firefox add-on that helps you block sites that suck your productivity. I just set it so I limit my Twitter time to 5 minutes every two hours during the workday. LeechBlock :: Firefox Add-ons. Sounds like: KeepMeOut

KeepMeOut: Help your online productivity

I don’t know how I came upon KeepMeOut, but it’s become a favorite productivity tool of mine. You simply enter a URL of a site you tend to frequent too frequently (for me, it’s Twitter). Then you tell it how often you should be allowed to check back in. KeepMeOut creates a URL that you can bookmark in your browser. …

comotivate: Find a buddy to keep you on track

Need a little help keeping your New Year’s Resolutions? Try comotivate, a free website that hooks you up with someone with your same goal. Join a team like “Shrinking Moms” or find a partner for your own new goal. comotivate – get it together

WorkTime: You need this tool, but you’re not going to like it

I’m on the hunt for new free and low-cost tools to update my best resource document. Yesterday I found WorkTime from NesterSoft. WorkTime tracks every single activity on your computer. It shows you how long you surf the web, work on a document, spend writing emails. I can’t imagine a better tool for understanding where your time goes so you …