Shift v8 is Here (And it's Kind of a Big Deal)

Some exciting news today, and it’s been a long time coming: we’ve officially launched v8, aka, the best version of Shift ever.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 15 Jul, 2022

How to Design Your Workspace for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're working remotely or in an office, figuring out what makes you most productive,  is crucial. Limiting distractions, creating a space for focus, and giving yourself and/or others around you space where they can work in comfort no matter their needs and preferences — these are key to a productive work environment, but creating such a balance is not as simple as might seem.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 15 May, 2019

Top Productivity Tips and Apps for 2019

So, there’s this pretty cool thing that happens after every 12 months where a new year comes about (HINT: it starts the day after December 31). To us, this time of transition from old to new is nothing short of exciting!

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 20 Dec, 2018

The Multitasking Myth: How To Truly Increase Productivity

Multitasking is a skill that's often prized in the business world. Companies like to see applicants who exhibit the ability to juggle multiple projects, clients, or accounts at once. How can we, as marketers with many different priorities, manage this conflict in a way that allows us to best serve the needs of multiple stakeholders at once?

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 07 Dec, 2018

Rules of Productivity: Focus is About Saying ‘No’

Over-commitment is one of those things that serves no purpose other than to kill, steal, and ruin productivity.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 05 Dec, 2018

How to Use Emojis for Team Productivity

Ask any person with a smartphone and they’ll tell you that emojis are life when it comes to posting on social media and texting with family and friends. OK, so you already knew that. Well, here’s what you probably don’t know: the emoji ‘language’ is becoming a major part of workplace communication and, more specifically, team culture.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 05 Nov, 2018

How to Create an Asana Task from Email

Shortcuts are the spice of life. Without them, we’d be stuck doing stuff the way there were initially intended to be done…yikes. So, today we have a shortcut that we’re sure everyone can appreciate: creating an Asana task from email. It’s simple, really. In a few easy-to-follow steps, you can create tasks in My Tasks and Projects, and even send email messages directly to Team Conversations and Project Conversations.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 11 Oct, 2018

Top Spotify Playlists for Getting Work Done

Music is one of the most potent drugs on earth. The right music can energize us, help us unwind, put us to sleep, promote creativity, change our mood, and even give us an extra dose of motivation. From a work standpoint, research has found that music aids in increasing productivity and performance, making repetitive tasks easier and helping us escape our physical settings from time to time. Now it makes sense why so many of us are more effective in our work when we’re simultaneously listening to some quality tunes. That said, we went on a hunt for the best music for staying productive in your daily workload.   We narrowed our findings down to eight ready-made Spotify playlists that we know for sure will get your blood and productivity flowing—these are in no particular order. Thank us later.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 27 Sep, 2018

How to Write Great Follow-Up Emails

Writing great follow-up emails is an imprecise art. Sure, you could simply reiterate what you’ve already mentioned in your first email, add a couple of bold words and exclamation points throughout, and sign off with the all-too-classic, “Hope to hear from you soon!” Or, you could learn the art of writing exceptional follow-up emails—you know, the ones that encourage openings, capture attention and invoke action from readers. Believe it or not, writing great follow-up emails could be the difference between lackluster campaign performance and high response and engagement rates. Leaning on some of the best advice from across the web, we’ve compiled 8 tips that cover how to write great follow-up emails and get the conversation rolling with recipients.   We’ve broken these tips down into what we consider to be four of the most important aspects of a follow-up email: subject line, body, tone, and structure.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 14 Sep, 2018

How To Create Gmail Filters for Your Accounts

Between the endless stream of marketing emails, unimportant notifications and the occasional forwarded chain email sent by an old-fashioned relative, it can be difficult to make sure that you're seeing the important messages in your inbox. Creating Gmail filters can help you sort through the chaff and never miss another important email.

Nadia Tatlow

CEO - 21 Aug, 2018

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