Lifehacking 101: Collaboration

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Kevin Purdy, senior editor at Lifehacker and weekly guest for the month of August, helps listeners be more productive in the digital age. This week: how to collaborate with co-workers, on-line and in meetings. Comment below with you collaboration tips!


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Comments [8]



Aug. 28 2009 08:47 AM
Mark from Princeton from Princeton NJ

@ JT

Good point but the same thing can happen locally. Everyone waves the security flag but the truth is there is risk no matter where your files are.

And what about a rogue employee (with a USB drive?)? Rogue employees have been around a lot longer than the computer, no?

Want true security? Use a pen and paper :)

Aug. 27 2009 12:42 PM

(missed the segment so don't know if it was said), but BK - its Evernote (also

Aug. 27 2009 11:19 AM
JT from Long Island

Purdy's comments on security regarding Google Docs weren't very helpful. Having a local backup of your docs doesn't help you if Google has a security breach or lapse.

Aug. 27 2009 11:03 AM

Can you mention the "to do" app you disucssed a couple weeks ago? Evergreen? Evennote?

Aug. 27 2009 10:59 AM
DarkSymbolist from NYC

Good way to make people angry and/or uninterested: Hold a meeting with no chairs and turn the heat up

Aug. 27 2009 10:59 AM
Larry from Upper West Side

the Corporate world prohibits most of the tools mentioned. Old fashioned division of labor works best in collaborating:

1 person runs meeting (timekeeper / attendance)
1 person documents meeting
separate from presenters

Distribute materials in advance and at the time of the meeting. Number pages and bullets.


Aug. 27 2009 10:56 AM

Can you mention the "to do" app you disucssed a couple weeks ago? Evergreen? Evennote?

Aug. 27 2009 10:53 AM

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