Technology and productivity apps have helped businesses flourish. The rate at which businesses grow has doubled. Great productivity comes with a disciplined life. And that’s what businessmen believe in – discipline.
Both young and experienced businessmen have smartly adapted to the technology and helped themselves stay disciplined throughout their journeys.
Although smartphones can gobble up your precious hours, it has brought a magnificent change in the productivity of the people with these productivity apps.
Productivity apps help you manage your time more efficiently and help you make the most of your time. As a writer, all I got to do is write. But sometimes, there is ‘n’ number of distractions revolving around.
Surprisingly, the biggest distraction comes to my rescue – my smartphone, where I have installed/uninstalled a lot of productivity apps to help me stay organised.
Among the many apps that I’ve used, I’ve shortlisted 8 most liked productivity apps for you. So, here are the top ten productivity apps to keep your studies or goals on-track and stay organised.
Stay focused, be present.
Before you start anything you need to put down your phone and focus on what’s more important in your life. This is the most difficult thing to do, right?
Forest app helps you do what exactly what you ought to do. This app helps you stay away from the phone. It is best for reading and writing.
Whenever you want to focus, plant a tree. The tree will grow in the following time. The tree will be killed if you leave this app.
This works like this – you have to set a target time for the work you’re going to do. Time is equated to the number of trees. If you leave the app, you kill the trees. This guilt motivates you to keep going and stay intact to your target.
With this mechanism, the sense of achievement strengthens and helps you increase your productivity. (Know more)
Summary – Best app for ignoring your phone.
Never forget another password
My biggest weakness is I cannot remember passwords. And there are so many passwords to remember.
This app is a rescue for me. It remembers all the passwords for you. You just have to remember one password, that’s it.
“Dashlane is life-changing great. Get it.” – David Pogue, The New York Times
It is user-friendly and a must-have app. (Know more)
Summary – The best to remember passwords.
3. Keep notes
Store notes and lists
Ideas come to you anywhere and everywhere. And they stay for some fraction of seconds in your mind and then wither away.
I’ve been using keep notes for a long time now, also known as Google keep. I found it’s the best app to jot down all my ideas and also note down my to-do-list. It is super simple to use.
I love the checklist option. Once you finish your task on the to-do-list you can just tick it off and that task automatically gets transferred to another section.
This gives you a sense of satisfaction that you’re on track and completing your to do things. (Know more)
Summary – The simplest app to jot down ideas and to-do-list.
The more you use it, the more it knows what you’ll love.
Recently, I discovered this cool app which allows you to find your favourite content. Just one tap and you the most popular articles from around the world.
Once you start using this app you’ll not have to go to any search engines. Whether you’ve to read a news or improve any skills Stumble upon will suggest you the most liked articles. (Know more)
Summary – Best app to find your favourite articles.
5.Loop – Habit Tracker
Stick to your good habits
Loop is a mobile app that helps you create and maintain good habits. Thus, allowing you to achieve your long-term goals.
Detailed graphs and statistics show you how your habits improve over time and how your productivity doubles and triples.
I tried out maintaining a tracker journal and failed almost every time. Drawing lines to make columns and rows are tedious.
But with this habit tracker app, things get easy and so much effective. (Know more)
Summary – Best habit tracker and productivity app.
Your pocket dictionary
This was the first productivity app which I installed on my phone, and continue to re-install in all my new phones. I call it a productivity app because it has helped me quicken my reading and writing process.
You type one word and get a huge list of synonyms and gives a simpler meaning to the word you enter.
I’m in extreme awe of this dictionary app for its simplicity and results.
I hardly visit any search engines to find out the meanings to tough English words.
A must-have app for all of you in case you need to know the meaning to any word. (Know more)
Summary – Best mobile dictionary app
7.Pocket – One of my favourite productivity apps
Save content from everywhere.
This is one of my favourite productivity apps. It saves articles, videos and stories from any publication, page or app. This app curates your own space filled with everything you can’t wait to learn.
You can save the articles and read them later offline. (Know more)
Summary – Save articles in your pocket app to read them offline.
Read anywhere and everywhere
I consider this as a productivity app for a deeper reason. If you’re an avid reader and imagine one day you forget your book at home. You can immediately download this app and buy a wide range of books at as cheap as 9 bucks onward.
I do not yet possess a kindle device and so this app proofs to be a boon to me.
You get over 1.5 million books at your fingertips on this kindle app. It’s the app for every reader, whether you’re a book reader, magazine reader, or newspaper reader — and you don’t need to own a Kindle to use it. Isn’t that amazing?
I have around 8 to 10 unread books on my Amazon Kindle. I buy the books when there’s a sale on the app. During sales, you get your favourite books at a cheap price. (Know more)
My short story book – Mrs.Rao is also available on the Amazon Kindle app at a very reasonable price. Click here to read the sample book. I‘m sure Mrs.Rao shall win your heart.
Summary – Best app to get over 1.5 million books at your fingertips.
To make the best of your time and stay disciplined like the businessmen around you, you can install these apps on your phone. You’ll certainly see significant changes in you within a few days.
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