Entrepreneurs are fully engrossing themselves in the digital age. They are no longer tied down to a desktop computer or a wired telephone. Entrepreneurs are on the move with the help of mobile apps as they provide tools for productivity and efficiency. Apple and Google have millions of apps to choose from, this list will provide entrepreneurs with five apps to improve communication, organization and an individual’s health.
Slack is a messaging system for the 21st century. Slack allows you to communicate with your entire team in open channels or for more focused groups in private channels. Customers see an average of 48.6 percent reduction in internal emails creating a more productive work life.These conversations can be written or in a video call. Slack allows you to make calls without needing to open another app or share invite links. Slack also lets you share files, images, PDFs, and spreadsheets. All messages, notifications and files are indexed and archived within Slack making it easier to search for specific conversations or documents.
2. Boomerang for Gmail
Boomerang was created for your Gmail account and helps you become more organized. With Boomerang you can write an email now and schedule it to be sent automatically at a later time. You can use artificial intelligence to make your emails more efficient. Boomerang can help you follow up with people who haven’t responded. To create an organized look, Boomerang can archive messages and bring them back to your inbox when needed. You can also create reminders for yourself while you are on the go.
Trello creates a visual way for teams to work more collaboratively and be more productive. Trello has boards, lists and cards that help your team organize and prioritize projects. Each team can have their own board to share updates, details about projects and timelines for projects. Trello allows your team to attach documents, files and checklists to cards. Team members can then be assigned tasks, so everyone can see the work getting done.
4. Sleep Cycle
Sleep Cycle tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up during light sleep. Sleep deprivation causes you to be less productive, so getting adequate sleep is important. While you sleep, you go through cycles each varying with different movements. Sleep Cycle uses sound analysis to identify sleep states by tracking movement in bed and wakes your body in the lightest possible sleep state. Waking up during light sleep feels like waking up naturally rested without an alarm clock.
Headspace is a training tool to teach you how to meditate. Headspace has video collections on a variety of subjects to suit your mood and lifestyle. Headspace teaches you how to apply mindfulness to everyday activities. Scientific studies have shown meditation has multiple benefits including: stressing less, worrying less, training better and listening better. Headspace uses proven meditation and mindfulness techniques to help you train your mind for a healthier, happier, more enjoyable life.
Entrepreneurs have busy schedules, so high productivity and organization are a must. With the help of these five apps entrepreneurs will be able to clear their minds of stress, sleep better, email efficiently, and create better team communication and collaboration.