How to Do Work at Your Computer Faster
Rock out your web browser or your Mac to get everything done lightning-quick.
It’s the age of the knowledge worker, and knowing how to do work at your computer faster can give you a competitive edge. For today: three articles from Coach.me productivity coaches to help you have more time to get out and have fun.
Firefox vs. Chrome
If you open 500 web pages a day and lose two seconds every time one loads, that’s almost 17 minutes down the drain.
That may not sound so bad, but let’s factor in mental switching cost. Because what do you do in those two seconds? You think of something else. Or open another tab. And that can easily derail your work in that original tab for 20 minutes.
Clearly, browsing speed matters.Here’s a short, subjective comparison of the two in four aspects: speed, simplicity, usefulness and synchronicity. I’m a long-time Chrome user, but have spent the past three weeks using Firefox to see how it feels. Read more.
I’m always amazed when watching people work in their browser. Even though the browser is the most used application on everyone’s computer, nobody takes the time to optimize and tune it up. Here are the most effective ways that I use to tune-up my Google Chrome. Read more.
For the past five years, I’ve studied not just through macOS, but macOS itself. As a result, I navigate around my laptop much faster than the average person. Today, I’d like to show you the three components of that speed: Muscle memory, Markers, and Search. Read More.