We know the term “Work life balance” is a tricky one -- and we have to learn to juggle. Luckily, it doesn't come in the form of balls but apps.
We asked top female leaders from our Good People network what their top three personal and professional apps are, and we are sharing them with you here. Think of this as the remote work version of “what’s in your bag?” (...Though if you’re interested in the contents of what’s in our bags, we have that, too.)
Favorite Professional Apps:
Grammarly - I’m a proud dyslexic and I’m not afraid of admitting that writing is a challenge. Tools like Grammarly help me.
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Slack - Because it’s easier than email (notice the 9,251 over my email icon) and allows me to stay in touch with work and the various design organizations that I’m a part of.
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Favorite Personal Apps:
Instagram - Lately I’ve been looking at art created by my oldest daughter (SVA class of 2024). I also use it to explore artists, fashion and NYC history. If I see something that a friend or colleague will like, I’ll occasionally forward a post.
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Spotify - Podcasts and music when I work or when I used to go for a run (pre-Covid). My podcast listens:
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Favorite Guilty Apps:
Download Old NYC for iOS
Download Urban Archive for iOS
The name “Manual Labor” begins with an immigrant family who believed in the American Dream.
See what our CEO keeps in her work bag - from multi-purpose pencils to graph paper notebooks.
We take a peek inside Kenny’s bag to see what tools he uses at ML to get the art directed.