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Utilize Holopod and Descript to Increase Productivity


Always have an accurate Slack status with Holopod.
Holopod automatically manages your status, syncs with your calendar, your vacation and office hours, and ensures your team knows your status. It reduces distractions and helps teams collaborate more effectively. Deliberately plan uninterrupted blocks of focus time, collaboration time, and self-care to make sure every day is your most productive. Your status will automatically update based on your plan for the day. Snooze notifications when you need to focus. Choose which statuses will trigger do-not-disturb on Slack to focus without FOMO.

Your team will know you're heads down, and you won't be bombarded by dings. Get insights into your day. What makes a great day for you? Holopod provides insights into how you're spending your time - including how much focus time, and how much time in meetings. Holopod builds a personal work profile that helps you optimize for your best days at work. Also available for desktop but for Mac only right now. Currently Holopod is $25/mo for teams of 10 ($2.50/user/month), and $50/mo for larger teams that need some additional features and onboarding help. It's completely free to trial for 1 month, with unlimited seats. -

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Utilize Time Doctor and BombBomb to Increase Productivity


Time tracking instantly improves your focus and productivity. When you know your time use is being measured and you are being held accountable, you automatically become more productive. Users of Time Doctor report a 22% increase in productivity. Pop-up alerts remind you when you stray into time-wasting websites.  Daily time reports show you your metrics for the day. Set yourself a target and try to beat it. Dashboards make tracking your time easy. See at a glance the tasks, clients, and distractions that use up the most time.

Time Doctor is fully customizable and you can turn features on and off as needed. Offering 50+ integrations and integrating with all leading project management tools, Time Doctor is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and Chrome app. Test it out a 14 day free trial of any of their three plans, after which you can purchase the basic plan for $7 a month, standard plan for $10 a month or premium for $20 per month.

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Utilize and the Pushover App to Increase Productivity


Keep your schedule on track with An award winning productivity app, helps you create to-do lists and reminders and lets you share your lists and assign tasks to others. Add items to your task list using your voice and integrate everything with your calendar for even more visibility.  Organize your tasks, lists and reminders in one easy to use app. syncs seamlessly across all your devices, including Android, iPhone, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Windows, Mac OS, even your watch!. Keep track of your progress and add smart reminders so you don’t miss a thing. has a free tier as well as a Premium tier ($5.99 month) which offers integrations with other applications, location based reminders and the ability to share more tasks. A team tier account is also available which allows teams to fully share calendars to coordinate meetings and automate workflows. 

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New Round of Relief for Small Businesses and Mandatory Covid Vaccines for Employees?


A New Round of Relief for Small Business Owners

A new round of relief for small business owners is available via the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. The program restarted on Jan. 11, 2021 and will draw on $284 billion set aside for it in the $900 billion pandemic relief package.

The bill, enacted on Dec. 27, also allocates $20 billion for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan grant program and $15 billion for a forthcoming SBA grant program for arts and entertainment venues. A few other provisions could also prove useful for people who run their own businesses.

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Utilize Vidyard and the Forest App to Increase Productivity


Are you searching for a way to add video into your emails, website and everywhere else?  Vidyard may be just what you’re looking for. Vidyard helps you create engaging presentations for clients, onboard new customers, keep your teammates in the loop, and more—all with video.

Vidyard is a great way for sales teams to add sales videos to emails to connect with customers when you can’t meet in person; for leaders to create internal communications for remote employees, or for marketing teams to create marketing videos to drive engagement and share your brand’s story online. Record your screen, webcam or both and share away!  With multiple pricing tiers, Vidyard is free to get started with a basic individual account and $15 a month for a Pro account with more features.

Teams accounts and business accounts are also available and allow multiple users and custom branding. Vidyard offers integrations with dozens of popular sales and marketing platforms and business tools. Visit to learn more!

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Utilize and Clockify to Increase Productivity


Coggle is an online tool for creating and sharing mindmaps and flow charts. It works online in your browser: there's nothing to download or install. Coggle is an easy way to collaborate, brainstorm, take notes, plan or work together on something awesomely creative.

The tool is a simple way to visualise your ideas and share with your team and colleagues. Any changes sync automatically and you make will show up instantly in their browser, wherever they are in the world.

A basic account is free and includes three private diagrams and unlimited public diagrams. For $5 a month you can upgrade to the Awesome plan which includes everything in the free version plus unlimited private diagrams. The Organization plan is available at $8 per member per month and includes separate workspaces for each, consolidated billing, bulk export and branded diagrams. To start mapping with Coggle visit

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5 Ways to Be More Strategic and Successful in 2021 & Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs


5 Ways to Be More Strategic and Successful in 2021

The impact of 2020 will stay with us for the rest of our lives. It marks a critical inflection point of before and after. It is a year that blindsided many small-business owners.

We’ve seen new businesses birthed with success and others thriving amid chaos. We’ve seen neighborhood classics tragically lost, and others that struggle to survive day-to-day.

Do not become discouraged. The new year is an opportunity to rewrite the rules and stop settling for less in your business. It is the opportunity to cast a strategic vision that is different from the past and to create more success and growth in your business and your life. 

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Positive Focus: Delegate Hits the Philly 100 - 2nd Year in a Row!

Our Gratitude Focus: Delegate Solutions has been named a Philadelphia100 Fastest Growing Company for the second year in a row! We want to give a huge thank you to our wonderful team and our amazing clients. 

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Tips on COVID Testing in the Workplace & Why Time Off is So Important Right Now


COVID Testing in the Workplace Can Be Tricky. Here’s What Experts Recommend

As you and your employees return to the office, you may be considering whether to adopt Covid-19 testing or mandatory temperature checks and health surveys. Tread lightly--especially if you're planning to require Covid-19 testing. Businesses must comply with a raft of health regulations and protect employee privacy.

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Utilize PhotoMath and Descript to Increase Productivity


Are your kiddos among the huge percentage of students going back to school remotely? How long has it been since you’ve done 7th grade math? We’ve got your back! PhotoMath is a free app that is every parent’s math angel!

Available on Apple and Android devices, what we LOVE about PhotoMath is that it not only lets you scan a math problem to get an answer- it actually walks you through the steps so your student can learn how to reach the correct answer. Check out PhotoMath today!

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