Paper 101: 8 ways to add to your docs with the plus button

Typing in a blank doc shouldn’t feel like it requires an advanced degree. Dropping in simple things like images and tables should be, well, simple. That’s why, with Dropbox Paper, we did away with all the overstuffed toolbars and hidden right-click menus. In their place, there’s the plus (+) button. Just hover to the left of any text to make it appear and easily add commonly used items to your docs. Here are eight ways you can use the plus (+) button to create, embed, and organize in Paper.

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People spend half the day on unproductive tasks—here’s how to fix it

You might put in eight hours a day at the office, but how much of that time is really spent on productive work? According to a McKinsey Global Institute study, only 39% of an employee’s time is spent on role-specific tasks. The other 61%? Slogging through email, trying to find a missing file, or syncing with co-workers. How do you save what time you can, and make sure the remaining moments count?

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4 ways collaboration goes wrong…and how Dropbox can help

In theory, collaboration seems simple enough—you just need to be open to ideas and solve problems as a team. Unfortunately, small complications can make collaborating far more cumbersome than you’d think. That’s why we’ve built features to help you avoid collaboration obstacles and get back to working together. Here are four ways Dropbox can help.

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Paper 101: Comment like a pro

With Dropbox Paper, you can grow bigger, brighter ideas. And when you want those ideas to truly blossom, sharing your Paper docs is the way to go. Input from co-workers can help turn solo flights into team efforts, and the commenting features in Paper make getting and acting on feedback easy. Want to master the ins and outs of commenting in Paper? Here are 12 ways.

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7 tips for practicing mindfulness at work

Let’s face it: we’ve turned busyness into a lifestyle. The workday is filled with meetings, calls, emails, and surprise deadlines. We spend our evenings trying to catch up. We raise kids, race through TV episodes, or respond to a barrage of after-hours work messages. It’s crazy and constant, but the ends—a successful career, a satisfying home life—justify the means. Right?

Psychological research suggests we’re doing it all wrong.

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