Essential apps for the busy exec The right mobile applications can help you simplify your life and get more organised, but with the sheer volume of apps out there, the process of finding the right ones can be bewildering and tedious. did the work for you
whether you’re a high-profile executive managing global teams, or an entrepreneur steering a fast-growing start-up, chances are you’re spending a great deal of time communicating and working from your mobile phone. Unsurprisingly, there is a whole new universe of productivity tools and work applications designed to cater for the nomadic professional, and to keep teams and departments ticking around the clock (and around the world).
While the cynics (and yes, luddites) often warn that quirky apps and slick platforms can sometimes prove to be more of a distraction than anything else, the right ones – when used with discipline, energy and focus – can really streamline work processes and make life easier (particularly when you are trying to execute strategies and close deals in an airport or hotel lobby). Here are three apps that we believe should be part of any business leader’s mobile toolkit…