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Computer Shortcuts = Higher Productivity

A recurring observation about people using computers is that most people don't know how to use them to become more productive. After all, computers are meant to be one of the ultimate productivity tools.

Shortcuts are one of the best examples. Many key strokes and mouse clicks can be boiled down into a shortcut. Long handed ways of doing things can be replaced and your productivity can increase.

Understanding the functions of your computer programs is another area that is often overlooked. New versions of software get released and people use them like the version they used five years ago! Taking a short tour of your software can help you to find new ways to work.

Some logical searching on a search engine can give you many answers. Searches such as 'Excel keyboard shortcuts' or 'best features in Word 2010' can bring you quickly a whole raft of ideas on how to use your software more effectively.

Most of us only use a small part of our software's potential, and hence we limit our productivity. Take the time today to get a feel for what your software really has to offer and then learn how to use it better.

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