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The Ever Better Challenge, Part 3: Overcome Setbacks, Finish What You Started

So, about that cookie I mentioned in last week’s blog… It was an accident. Sometimes setbacks are. Like when you want to start running every day, but you sprain your ankle. Or when you commit to an Ever Better Challenge to stop eating desserts, but a tray of warm chocolate chip cookies is placed in front of you at your office’s holiday party—and you instinctively grab one and take a

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The Ever Better Challenge, Part 2: Maintain the Change, Get Closer to Your Goal

I’m grumpy. People are starting to ask me if I’m OK. I politely tell them I’m fine, but the truth is I’m craving desserts. It feels like something is missing. I don’t want to get too existential, but life has felt a little empty over the last week. It’s been about seven days since I stopped eating dessert for my Ever Better Challenge. So far, I have lost a pound

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Looking Ahead: Evernote’s Priorities for 2019

On my first day as CEO of Evernote, I blogged about how excited I was to join the company and how much I was looking forward to inventing the future with you. I have spent the last two months learning about Evernote, both from the inside out and from the outside in. From the inside out, I’ve been meeting and talking with legions of hard-working team members dedicated to improving

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The Ever Better Challenge, Part 1: Build a Plan, Change a Habit

I’m typing this on Monday morning, although I suppose that’s not a very meaningful detail. How about: I’m typing this on Monday morning—without the aid of the chocolate-hazelnut croissant I treat myself to at the beginning of each week. Why? Because today is the first day of my Ever Better Challenge, which is no desserts for 30 days in the hope of losing a little weight. (You might be thinking

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The Case for Digital Notes

About the author Tiago Forte is the founder of Forte Labs and editor of the Praxis online publication. In his course Building a Second Brain, Tiago teaches people how to capture, organize, and share their most valuable ideas and knowledge to support creative work. He calls this collection of ideas and knowledge a “second brain,” putting everything you learn right at your fingertips so you can find it when it

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Evernote Helps Make Progress Partners Exceptional

Progress Partners is a boutique investment banking firm based in Boston and New York comprised of twenty-five former investors, founders, and operators. The company primarily advises emerging growth tech, data, and media companies on mergers and acquisitions transactions. Progress Partners’ heavily process-driven approach is designed to set up choice for management teams and their shareholders while allowing clients to focus on execution and running the business. To make sure this

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Fit a Whole Year of School in One Notebook

Back to school is an exciting time of the year. Hectic too. New classes, new schedules, new activities after school. Sometimes it’s hard for kids and parents to adjust to the new program. But there’s help out there for the asking: Evernote. Whether it’s organizing and accessing lecture notes, collaborating with a group on a class project, creating a book report, or even organizing after-school activities, Evernote is there to

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Slack, Salesforce, and Evernote: Now on the Same Page

Think of the last time you were able to sit down for an hour or two and truly focus on a project uninterrupted? If you’re having trouble recalling the last time, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The fact is, we’re inundated with information and distractions. A recent report from Udemy showed that 69 percent of full-time employees struggle to cope with distraction at work. Sometimes these distractions are obvious, like meetings,

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Can Jazz Teach You to Be Better Organized?

The night in early 2016 was cold and clear, but inside the small jazz club in Old Lyme, Connecticut, the atmosphere was warm and inviting. Standing on the low stage at one end of the room, saxophonist Mike Casey was deep in concentration. His eyes shut tight, the young musician was focused on the creative interplay between himself, bassist Matt Dwonszyk, and drummer Corey Garcia. It was the biggest night

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Addicted to Apps? Here’s How to Make it Work

One of the comments we’ve heard from customers is that they want to be able to access their Evernote content from within their other digital tools. It makes sense. We recently partnered with data analytics firm YouGov for a U.S. survey, and found that 65 percent of workers use up to nine different apps every day. And now that Bring Your Own App (BYOA) is revolutionizing IT, it’s no surprise

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