Definition of Tools
a : something (as an instrument or apparatus) used in performing an operation or necessary in the practice of a vocation or profession
b : an element of a computer program (as a graphics application) that activates and controls a particular function (a drawing tool)
c : a means to an end (a book's cover can be a marketing tool)
Yes, we need Better Tools.A recent happiness study from Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert found that the more our minds wander, the less happy we are. Summing the research, the New York Times wrote, “Whatever people were doing, whether it was having sex or reading or shopping, they tended to be happier if they focused on the activity instead of thinking about something else.” In short, being mentally “present” and focused on the task at hand really does matter – quite a lot, in fact.
Synonyms of Tools
apparatus, utensil, gadget, gizmo, contraption
Well, there are all kinds of tools:hand tools, power tools, virtual tools and electronic tools. Let's focus on a great electronic tool: Fair Promise
WHAT IS FAIR PROMISE?
Fair Promise is the next generation social network based on the people’s social commitment, aiming to become a top 3 social network and a complement for Facebook and Twitter. Fair Promise is an action engine which transforms promises (ideas, dreams, concepts) into actions. Fair Promise reduces the gap between people’s expectancies and reality and offers them a platform for accomplishments and achievements of realistic goals providing innovative project and risk management tools made extremely simple to improve their daily activities (users from 5 to 100 years old targeted differently according to their age, location).
Fair Promise is a free site promoting in a playful way justice, responsibility, fair play and educational values. Fair Promise is a personal, professional, political and social barometer.
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