Scheduling made easy with TimeFerret Keyboard
In a previous post, I talked about how TimeFerret’s Daily Donut can increase your productivity by making you aware of how you spend time at work. In this post, I want to introduce you to another of TimeFerret’s productivity-increasing features: the TimeFerret Keyboard. ⌨️
It’s a custom keyboard that you can switch to in any app, in the same way that you switch to an emoji keyboard. 🙌
But how is that even remotely related to productivity, you ask? Let’s think about how you usually use your calendar. Let’s say, your co-worker Eve wants to meet with you. She sends you an email: “Hey, shall we have a quick discussion about the latest sales numbers? Let me know when.” What do you do?
- Leave your email app.
- Open your calendar app.
- Look for open slots.
- Commit these slots to your memory.
- Leave the calendar app.
- Go back to the email app.
- Type “Hey, Sure. Here are my free times”.
- Type in the slots.
- Hit Send.
Wait, are you sure about those slots? Did you get the date and time right? Was it 3pm on the fourth or 4pm on the third? 😕
Not sure? Now let’s try it again with TimeFerret Keyboard.
Let’s say, your co-worker Eve wants to meet with you. She sends you an email: “Hey, shall we have a quick discussion about the newest leads? Let me know when.” What do you do?
- Reply with “Hey, Sure. Here are my free times.”
- Hold down the little globe on your keyboard 🌐 and switch over to TimeFerret Keyboard.
- Select available slots.
- Add a meeting title.
- Tap on “publish”.
- Hit send.
Simpler? You bet. Here’s the best part: Eve doesn’t even have to be a TimeFerret user herself. Once Eve has responded, you can easily add that event to your calendar with a single tap. Using TimeFerret Keyboard takes the work out of your scheduling, so you can use your cognitive powers for actual work! 😤 📈
Watch this video to learn more about how to use TimeFerret Keyboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_n36V8P4r0
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