4 Productivity Apps for Really Busy People

If you’ve got a lot going on in your daily life, chances are you’ve probably got a lot going on in your brain as well. Feeling like everything is rattling around in your mind is one of the worst feelings – am I going to forget something? Did I miss a meeting this morning? What time do I need to be at the airport? Thankfully, technology has progressed to the point that it can now take some of that guess work out of our daily lives. Here are some of our favorites tech apps that will keep you more organized and free up more brainpower for you to really focus on what matters.


Making a to-do list is proven to help people be more productive, but Carrot takes your to-do list to the next level. This is the first to-do list with a personality – keep her happy by getting your things done. If you do what you’re supposed to, you get a reward. If you don’t, though, you make Carrot mad – and you don’t want to make Carrot mad.

Focus Booster

If you find yourself constantly distracted by social media or other interruptions, Focus Booster is for you. It will empower you to maintain focus and manage distractions so you can get more done. Focus Booster keeps track of your time and automatically records them into timesheets so you no longer have to wonder how you’re spending all your time and can stay on track more easily.


Declutter your brain and your email inbox with this awesome app that helps you unsubscribe from unwanted emails. Unroll.Me lets you instantly see all email lists you’re subscribed to and allows you to easily unsubscribe to those you’re uninterested in receiving. One click, and you’re done with junk emails.


Every day there seems to be something else to sign up for — requiring you to make a new password each time. Even worse – every website has different password requirements. Even if you wanted to keep your passwords the same for sake of ease, it’s almost impossible, and keeping up with different iterations of the same thing can be confusing. 1Password saves all of your passwords for all your accounts and keeps them in one place, plus it allows you to log into all your accounts at once with the click of a button.

Don’t let your busy schedule make you feel out of control. With a little help from technology, even the most jampacked schedules can be managed with ease.