Posts by Pamela Rosen

7 Tips From Experts: Watch Business Productivity Soar in Evernote

Have you ever wished you could ask Evernote experts to unlock their top tips for business productivity? That’s exactly what happened in Australia and Singapore last month as a few of our local Evernote Certified Consultants (ECCs), along with Joshua Zerkel, Evernote’s Director of Global Community and Training, held live events to talk about productivity and work on the go. Sponsored by global tech education company General Assembly, these events

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Chantal Leonard: “There was no undercurrent to conform to gender norms”

This is the final installment of a three-part series featuring women technical leaders at Evernote. In our first article, we featured engineering director, Kathryn Koehler, and in our second, product design manager Kara Hodecker. Chantal Leonard (far left in the photo above) is a little surprised by her rapid rise in the high-tech world. Many have read stories of young people coming to Silicon Valley and becoming company leaders at

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Kara Hodecker, Product Design Manager: “We have to stand up for each other”

This is the second of a three-part series featuring women technical leaders at Evernote. In our first article, we featured engineering director, Kathryn Koehler. Kara Hodecker is stoked. With a recent promotion, she’s become one of three women in leadership roles on the technical side of the house at Evernote. “I oversee the design across desktop, mobile, and web, and I understand what we’re shipping on the different platforms. We’re

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“Nothing Surprises Me Anymore”— Evernote’s Director of Engineering on Gender Equality and Mentoring

The struggles of women in technical fields, particularly in Silicon Valley, has made headlines this month. It has never been a secret that women who go into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers face an uphill battle for equality and respect. Some find it difficult to be taken seriously enough to be considered for the job in the first place. Silicon Valley, in particular, has been called out as

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When Genius is in the Room, Someone Should Take Notes: Evernote Captures SXSW in Words

“Look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now.” —Hamilton, the Musical Nowhere can you find such sheer exuberance and excitement about technology, art, music, film, and innovation in today’s world than at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event in Austin, Texas. Every March, people from all over the world flock to the tech hub of the American south to rub shoulders with celebrities, share ideas,

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Take Evernote to Work With These Free Business Templates

Update (September 24, 2018): There’s a new way to find, manage, and use note templates in Evernote. Visit our template gallery to browse pre-made templates you can add to your Evernote account. Learn more » The small business world has an unfortunate little secret. Most entrepreneurs discover it by accident, and it takes them by complete surprise. The secret? They’re not in the business they thought they were in. Whether

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Organization for Small Business Offices—Give, Take, and Toss

I see it every time I go to my accountant’s office. Stacks of papers on a water cooler. Tax files filling every shelf. Dog toys stacked in the corner. Better Homes and Gardens, August 2005 on the table. Personal memorabilia (wow, an autographed picture of Sandy Koufax!  And is that…a high school homecoming picture from 1986?) on the walls and tables. Traces of the stain on the rug where years

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Make Resolutions Come True by Setting Intentional Goals

Why do we make resolutions we have no intention of keeping? Why do we join gyms in January but abandon them by the middle of February? Why do we abandon our resolutions so quickly? Does it stem from a lack of willpower? Do we have terrible habits?  Probably not. The most likely reason is we have no idea how to go about turning resolutions into goals. It’s not possible to

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Facebook Live: A More Organized 2017 at Home

As we move in and get cozy with 2017, one of the first things we all want to do is look at how we can make New Year’s resolutions a reality. Evernote is all about digital organization and productivity, but our physical spaces matter, too. That’s why we invited Sam from Simply Organized to join us in a Facebook Live event to talk about how to begin organizing at home.

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5 Tips for Increasing Your Writing Productivity

Last month, thousands of writers around the world took the ultimate writing challenge: writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days as part of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Participants wrote furiously, checking their online productivity statistics on the NaNoWriMo website. The writers tracked  the number of words people wrote, without worrying too much about quality. The task was to produce a certain number of words in a finite time.

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