Awesome Links #21: Checkboxes, Winterize Your Body, Focus

It’s time for another edition of Awesome Links – where WorkAwesome offers a quick glimpse at some informative and inspiring articles on the web that have caught our attention.

How to Use CheckBoxes to Select Items in Windows 7 Explorer

If you are using Windows 7 then you might want to use the checkbox file selection feature, as mentioned by Guiding Tech. It makes selecting multiple files and folders on your desktop or Windows Explorer a breeze. You don’t have to worry about keeping the control key pressed (and taking your finger off of it by mistake). It will save you a lot of time in the long run.

6 Time Management Tips That Will Get You Promoted

The more productive you are at your job, the better are your chances of delivering — thus increasing your chance of getting a promotion. This article by the Life Optimizer blog gives you some practical tips to make the most out of your time in the office.

How to Winterize Your Body to Stay Fit and Healthy in the Cold Months Ahead

We all live in a part of the world where the temperatures will fall — right now North America would “Fall” into that category — signaling the arrival of the winter season. With the arrival of cold weather also arrives the likelihood of laziness setting in. This guide by Lifehacker offers tips to stay fit, healthy and productive during those colder months.

The Campus Roommate’s Guide to Maintaining Productive Efficiency

A useful guide by our sister site Freelance Switch on how freelancers, who are still in college, can get things done even when they’ve got a roommate and all sorts of other distractions to deal with. I personally found the last suggestion of using noise-canceling headphones a good one.

Focus – a Free Ebook ( and a paid course ) by Leo Babauta

Leo Babauta, popular productivity writer and creator of Zen Habits, has released his new book titled Focus. The free version has all 27 chapters, while the paid version is a digital course that contains how-to videos, audio interviews with experts, bonus chapters and bonus PDF guides. If you’re a fan of Leo’s work and are into the minimalist lifestyle, it’s worth a look.

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Abhijeet Mukherjee is the editor of Guiding Tech, a blog that publishes in-depth articles and tutorials on all things tech, including mobile news and tutorials. He's been into web working since 2008 and continues to enjoy each day of it. He loves to interact with people so hit him up on Twitter.


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