Nine tips to easily get back to work after a holiday break

“Ready, Set, Go” principle to start your productivity marathon.

The phrase “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” still rings in your ears, but your early alarm clock breaks up all the Christmas magic. Yes, the holidays are over, and it’s time to get back to work.

Although transitioning back to the working mode is never easy, there are a few ways to make it bearable and even enjoyable. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to transform your post-holiday blues into a boost of energy. These nine steps will serve as a foundation to help you become a productivity superhero in the new year.
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How To Stay Productive While Working Remotely?

According to various pre-2020 surveys, remote workers are more productive and satisfied with their jobs than office employees. However, during the Covid-19 outbreak, not many feel this way.

 

The abrupt switch to online platforms and your children’s 24/7 presence at home—in addition to quarantine, global economic uncertainty, and health issues—can make remote working challenging for you and your family members.

 

We’ve prepared three golden rules and eight hacks for 2020’s remote workers. Use them to stay efficient and at ease during the world’s largest work-from-home experiment.

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2020 summary

Hooray, 2020 is almost over!

It’s been a challenging year for all of humanity. It’s no surprise that many have been waiting for the year to go away. No doubt 2020 has shaken us up — changing how we work, communicate, and have fun.

 

Yet, this year has been truly revealing, giving us the possibility to see new alternatives. Some changes have turned out to be beneficial, while others have helped us better appreciate the things we took for granted.

 

We all hope to return to simple pre-2020 pleasures such as going to concerts or flying abroad for the weekend. However, it’s essential to acknowledge the precious lesson of 2020: the whole world can unpredictably change in a year, and we should be ready to change with it.

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Getting Organized with Nimbus Note

If you’re like me, taking digital notes can feel somewhat magical. That semi-infinite space in the cloud is there just waiting for you to fill it up with your notes, documents, PDFs, web clippings, photos, drawings, even tables — anything you can think of or toss at it, it’s there forever, accessible from anywhere. Before you know it, there are piles and piles of notes!

Apps like Nimbus make it a breeze to collect and store what’s most important to us, and a note-taking system can be a powerful productivity tool when used thoughtfully. But just like our bedroom closets in the physical realm can easily devolve into cluttered chaos despite our best intentions — good luck finding that sweater! — so can our notes in the digital realm over time.

Until the A.I. bots take over and solve all our organizational woes, a little up-front thought given to folder and/or tag structure can be beneficial to our future selves. This guide aims to give you a simple-but-effective path to digital zen, whether you’re just getting started with a sparkling-new Nimbus workspace, or you’re the owner of a venerable mountain of notes.

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Nimbus Suite solutions for the blended education

The coronavirus pandemic that began in March 2020 caused the largest disruption of the education system in history, affecting almost 1.6 billion students in more than 190 countries. The closure of schools and other educational institutions affected 94 percent of students worldwide and up to 99 percent in low- and lower-middle-income countries.

According to a policy brief by the United Nations (August 2020), school closures will not only have immediate economic consequences, but also long-lasting effects. Education accounts for a third of key dimensions in the Human Development Index. For the first time since its conception, the Human Development Index will likely show a striking drop (Figure 1).

Such disappointing forecasts required a quick response from educational institutions.

Figure 1. Human development is facing an unprecedented hit since the concept was introduced in 1990

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How Collaboration Software Improves Productivity


As the saying goes, two heads are better than one. Indeed, working together makes completing tasks easier, faster, and more fun. This is why businesses are beginning to see the importance of collaboration software in increasing productivity in their workplace.

In fact, a study by Markets and Markets estimates that the worldwide market for enterprise collaboration solution will increase from $31.0 billion in 2019 to $48.1 billion by 2024. As companies look for ways to innovate teamwork among their employees, various types of collaboration tools are now available on the internet.

Such software paves the way for a more proactive and open communication between your employees and a more streamlined approach on tackling projects and issues within your company. From note sharing, virtual meeting rooms, real-time document editing, and online planners, these are just some of the collaboration tools examples that can improve and streamline your workflow.

Aside from those, here are more ways on how collaboration software can increase your business’ productivity.
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7 Ideas To Get Through The Quarantine (Templates+Bonus)

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re all stuck in our homes. We’d like to share some ideas and
Nimbus Note templates that will make your quarantine much more productive. Here’s our list of tips:

1. Stay fit!
As our movement is now limited to the kitchen, living room, and bathroom, we have fewer opportunities to work off calories, which can add up when we’re at home. So the best thing to do is get some exercise. You can use this template for recording your workouts. Monitoring progress is a great way to stay motivated in any health-related project, whether your goal is to tone your muscles or increase your strength.

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How Do I Import Notes From Evernote To Nimbus Note

After you’ve exported your notes from Evernote, it’s time to move them to Nimbus Note. The process of importing is just as easy as exporting. With a few simple steps, you can transfer important information to easily access and edit via Nimbus Note.
When you have your .enex file ready from your Evernote export, just follow these instructions to proceed:

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How To-Do Lists Can Help You Master Your Life

If you’re overwhelmed by the number of tasks you have to complete in one day, try creating to-do lists to manage your work. To increase your productivity, layout everything that you need to finish. This can help you in all aspects of your life—from your work to your personal matters.
If you have errands to run, events to attend, and deadlines to meet, it’s understandable if you feel stressed about finishing everything on time. If you want to stay on track, develop a strategy for tackling your responsibilities. Sticking to a game plan can keep you stress-free in the long run and clear your headspace so you can focus on working effectively.
On Nimbus Note, you can create checklists and to-do lists for virtually anything you want. Use these lists to track your chores and duties. Add structure to your jobs and motivate yourself to complete your work.

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Exporting Your Notes From Evernote

 


Start the process of transitioning from Evernote to Nimbus Note by exporting your notes from Evernote. It’s easy and fast. All your information from Evernote will be saved and moved to Nimbus Note where you can continue to work on your notes and enjoy great Nimbus Note features. Follow these simple steps so you don’t lose notes full of important ideas and essential information.

You need to use the Mac or Windows version of Evernote to start the process of exporting notes.

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