What apps can make you a more productive leader? There are several out there. Here are 7 apps – one for each day of the week – that you can try out for your business.
TINYpulse sends out a 1-question weekly anonymous survey to everyone at a company. Stay informed of company issues before they get out of hand, and keep a tiny pulse of company culture. The product provides an easy way for employees to engage with and provide feedback. Don’t try TINYpulse…unless you’re a leader who’s committed to change, sharing and action.
Basecamp is a project management and collaborative software that keeps our team on task. It makes communicating with clients as well as assigning tasks to remote teams a breeze. And, everyone has the app on their phone in order to stay in touch while on the go. Last year alone, Basecamp helped over 285,000 companies finish more than 2,000,000 projects.
Similar to Basecamp, Asana puts conversations & tasks together, so you can get more done with less effort. Basically, it’s teamwork without email. Asana puts conversations & tasks together, so you can get more done with less effort. Asana promises to organize your team, your project, and yourself. Teams using Asana include Pinterest, Dropbox, Uber, Virginia Tech and Synthetic Genomics.
Flow chart an entire processes and hand off to your employees. Spend 20 minutes flowcharting a process and employees can then access that anytime they get stuck. Also helps immensely with onboarding of new hires. To start creating drawings in Google Docs, go to your Docs list, click the red Create button and select Drawing. Then, use the menu options and the button.
Listening to TED talks during a commute improves your ability to lead in so many different ways. In a week of TED talks you can learn about psychology, personal betterment, technology, medicine and sociology. These talks add to your knowledge, and more importantly, help you become a better person. They also add an element of motivation and creativity to your day that you can take into your workplace.
Contactually is a CRM that makes it very simple to follow up with employees, mentors, customers, and other people in your network. For most businesses, relationships is a key component that helps it grow. The simple reminders from Contactually suggest who you should follow up with to keep your business objectives moving forward.
The Calculator App On The iPhone
Confirm some revenue related discussions quickly with calculations.
What apps out there make you a more productive leader? Let us know in the comments below.