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Share on:Who doesn’t love Android OS updates? The latest is now rolling out to Nexus devices and it brings a whole bunch of welcome changes to the system. Android’s newest update – version 7.0 – is called Nougat, following the naming pattern of sweet goodness that is Google’s update cycle. One of the biggest changes …
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Be consistently creative by planning your work around your body's natural routines.
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Journals are amazing collections of information that tell you about where you’ve been, how you’ve been and why. These logs of life aren’t only reserved for the dramatic or day-to-day events. The tr…
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Productivity is a popular buzzword that’s used way too much. You always hear people talking about how productive they are. You’ll even see companies track employee productivity. But what does it re…
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Cutting thousands of employees is never easy, but industry insiders can understand the need to do so. In this case, while millions use Microsoft products
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It is often hard not to judge people. They do strange and stupid things. When people do strange and stupid things, the easiest assumption in the world to make is that they are strange and/or stupid…
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You’re a hard worker. You show up to work, do what you need to do and constantly exceed expectations. Sometimes, however, you feel you aren’t working as efficiently as you’d like. You can’t f…
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Strangely enough, with all the concern about security being lax, the IT industry has bulked up security for cloud computing. Let's take a closer look at why the public cloud is much more secure than a local data center.
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Let’s see: you’ve got to prepare for the meeting this afternoon, there’s a report due, your email is backed up and there are several phone calls to return. If you multitask, you can get them all do…
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Being the largest publicly held company in the world and upholding the corporate motto “don’t be evi...
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Great leaders all seem to have this commanding and magnetic force about them that follows them in and out of each room they enter. It’s that something that you can’t quite put your finger on.
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  • Writer and blogger, 2010 - present
    I own ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com.
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My goal is to find new ways to be productive and to help others do the same.
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My name is Kayla. I'm an imaginative graphic designer turned writer. I cover productivity and technology topics on my two websites:

Productivity Theory is all about being productive, healthy and inspired.
Productivity Bytes is geared specifically toward using tech to boost your personal and work productivity. 

I'm a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Inc. Innovate, The Daily Muse and MakeUseOf.

Follow me on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter to get updates on all of my latest articles!
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Top contributor on Lifehack for my article, "10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier" (which has since earned 17K shares); Made it to the Front Page of HuffPo with "9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives" (14K shares); Was once Tweeted at by Ashton Kutcher
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Your Work in the Cloud Is Actually Pretty Secure : @VMblog
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A new report describes record levels of damages caused by climate change during 2015.

97 Percent Of YouTube Traffic Is Encrypted : @VMblog
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In this day and age, security and privacy are extremely important. Without sounding paranoid or delusional, it seems like nearly every third

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Climate change is currently a hot topic in the business and political arena — and for good reason. The crucial decisions that the public and

The One Big Problem With IoT Devices - Internet of Things - IoT Worm
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It seems like we’ve been hearing about the Internet of Things (IoT) for years. Yet a relatively small percentage of people live in smart hom

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Often the local marketing that comes from trusted, known recommendations garners more benefit than a large national organization's efforts.

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Wearable devices such as smartwatches were supposed to be the next big thing, but has their popularity plateaued? Consumers don’t seem to cl

How to Use Online and Offline Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Website
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How to Use Online and Offline Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Website

7 Reasons Nonprofits Don’t Try Harder with Social Media - Nonprofit Hub
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Nonprofits aren’t known for strong social media presences, which ultimately hurts their organizations.

How Big Data is Becoming More Important to the Energy Industry
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As the energy industry evolves, so does big data. Big data is probably best known for tracking people’s behaviors, purchases and viewpoints,

Renewable Energy Is Now Cost Competitive With Fossil Fuels Survival Rene...
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According to the latest report by REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century), 2015 saw a major increase in the availabilit

How to Find More College Scholarship Opportunities | The College Puzzle
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BY KAYLA MATTHEWS. It's an intimidating prospect – how can anyone in their early twenties manage to cover all their educational expenses, wh

Subpar Data Security Continues in Healthcare Industry : @VMblog
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2015 has a notorious characterization as a terrible year for data breaches in the healthcare industry. Unfortunately, even though 2016 is we

Totally Weird Driving Laws in the US!
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Getting A Good Job After College Graduation After A Rough Start | The Co...
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By Kayla Matthews. There it is: That beautiful, scripted piece of paper that represents all of your hard work for the last several years. Th

Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time
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Volunteers are the lifeblood of most non-profits and charitable organizations. Organizations that can’t hire as many employees as their for-