Imagine yourself having one of those days where you can't get anything done. You have an ever-growing to-do list, an infinite amount of ad hoc requests, and you can't seem to just sit down and power through them all. You keep telling yourself, "maybe I need a small snack" and find yourself doing this:
Sound familiar? Stranger Things have happened to you, I'm sure.
But you don't have to visit the Upside Down or gain super powers to jumpstart your productivity. Here are our...
Even if you don't consider yourself much of a writer, you'd be surprised at how much the act of jotting your thoughts down on paper can help you get more done every day. Getting into a daily writing habit has multiple benefits: putting your goals down in writing makes you more likely to achieve them, it improves the clarity and focus of your ideas, and it declutters your mind so you can think and solve problems more effectively. Plus, a daily writing habit can help you get into a productiv...
Business Tips, Productivity
As I've been writing this article, I have received: (1) an idea for a blog post from my boss forwarded via email, (2) a suggested improvement to a blog headline sent by my teammate on our Slack channel, (3) a series of comments from our SEO expert on a shared Google Doc that I'm editing for him, and (4) a Zendesk ticket sent by one of our customer support people, about someone suggesting an infographic for the Wrike blog. In order to take action on any of the four items above, I'm going...
Whether you’re a novice designer or have years of experience under your belt, there’s always new shortcuts, features, and techniques to learn — especially when it comes to complex software like Adobe Creative Cloud. Sharpen your existing skills or learn the ins and outs of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, and the rest of Adobe’s suite of creative tools with these free online tutorials and training resources.
1. Adobe Learn
Adobe Learn is an official collection of manual...
Walk in the door. Hang up jacket and put on cozy, hand-knit cardigan. Swap loafers for canvas sneakers.
Ever since we were children, our brains have thrived on ritual and routine. And while it’s easy to assume that creative thinkers and visionaries eschew predictability and find inspiration in the unexpected, following an established daily routine is what has allowed many of the most famous innovative thinkers in history to tap their creative potential.
From mid-day ice baths to count...
When asked about their biggest roadblock, 27% of creative professionals say they don't have enough time to be creative. This lack of time means you need to streamline how you do work so you can accomplish as much as possible. One way to make your workflow more efficient is to enhance your main work tool with plugins.
Adobe Photoshop supports plugins, which allow you to add more useful features that help you save time and effort. Have a look at our list featuring 10 of the top free and pai...
Even if you love your job, you probably feel overwhelmed at work from time to time. Your email inbox demands constant attention, managers and coworkers are asking for updates, you’re searching for the information you need to get things done, and new priorities are always being dumped in your lap. Even the lighting and temperature of your office can add to your stress levels. All these stressors build up and before you know it, you’re nursing a tension headache, stress eating, and tossing a...
Happy Independence Day! In the spirit of the holiday celebrations, we’ve taken a break from the usual daily blog post and instead prepared a fun little video game for you to enjoy.
Use the arrows on your keyboard to move the Wriker left and right, and hit spacebar to jump. Collect 50 falling stars to fill up the United States flag, but watch out you don't get hit by a fireball!
Play the game!
Good Luck and Happy July Fourth!
From all of us at Wrike, we hope you have a fun h...