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Productivity Cast

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The weekly show about all things personal productivity

The weekly show about all things personal productivity

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United States

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The weekly show about all things personal productivity

Language:

English

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2025279620


Episodes

Should You Do What You Love as a Career?

9/24/2020
What is the reason for having a career that you enjoy (or “love”)? And, what can you do action-wise to change the trajectory of your career satisfaction/life fulfillment? That’s what the ProductivityCast team tackles on this cast! Enjoy! (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/091 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If you'd like to continue...

Duration:00:43:34

Productivity App-apalooza! Second Edition

9/21/2020
Welcome to Productivity App-apalooza, Second Edition! Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art use and experiment with hundreds of apps per year in our productive lives. So, a few times per year, we review software and services that we use and recommend to others. We hope you enjoy, and let us know the apps you’re using that are helping you be more productive! (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/090 for clickable links and the full show notes...

Duration:00:39:35

The State of Project Collaboration Software in 2020

9/10/2020
The State of Project Collaboration Software in 2020: Slack, Teams, G Chat, and now P2 Automattic, the company that manages the open source software, WordPress.org, recently launched P2, its version of project collaboration software for the Remote Work Age. Timely, considering the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also provides commentary on the state of project management today. My reading of the tea leaves is that there are still challenges organizations--from small businesses to large...

Duration:00:51:23

Amateur, Professional and Their Differences

9/3/2020
Frequently we hear the term “amateur” bandied about as an insult. But, there’s a long and rich history to what amateur really means. And, being productive, in my humble opinion, requires you to be an amateur and professional, simply in the right amounts and contexts. What does amateur mean? What does professional mean? And, how can their differences help level-up your personal productivity? That’s the topic of today’s cast here on ProductivityCast.

Duration:00:38:23

Automating Your Office

8/20/2020
Automating Your Office: Improving Your Workplace Productivity With Office Automation In this week’s ProductivityCast, we discuss: What is office automation? How does it differ from home automation? What office automation do you currently have/use? What office automation would you use if technology/cost/other barriers to entry were not there? Where should you start with office automation? (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/087 for...

Duration:00:53:15

IoT Productivity: How Internet of Things (IoT) Affects Personal Productivity

8/13/2020
In this week’s cast, we discuss how the Internet of Things affects personal productivity. All those smart devices (including your smartphones and tablets) make up part of the large interconnected web of items tethered to one another by the Web. We provide our thoughts on approaching the IoT productivity in your home and life. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/086 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this...

Duration:00:46:42

Back to the Future: From the Four Basics of Personal Productivity to the Current State of Productivity

8/6/2020
Some of us of a certain age were introduced to digital technology with four basics of personal productivity at the fore—calendar, tasks, contacts and notes. Today, the calendar seems to be the remaining function that presents prominently on any new smartphone or tablet that you might purchase. Why is that the current state of productivity? And, what can you do to go back to the future with making sure your mobile technology serves you, and not the other way around? (If you’re reading this in...

Duration:00:54:03

Smart Pen Productivity

7/30/2020
Capturing, annotating and even doodling in lectures or meetings can be more digital than ever before. What are the options on the market? And, how do you approach smart pen productivity? That’s what we discussed this week on ProductivityCast! (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/084 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If you'd like to continue...

Duration:00:39:21

Creating Your Own Productivity Tools

7/25/2020
From planner systems to no-code platforms to 3D printing, creating your own productivity tools today using analog or digital products has become easier than ever. But, how do you approach this so that you make an effective personal productivity tool for yourself, so not just scurrying down the proverbial rabbit hole? That’s what we discuss in this week’s ProductivityCast! Creating your own productivity tools is possible, and we discuss the tools but also the strategy and methods to consider...

Duration:00:50:58

Contingency Productivity Planning

7/16/2020
Emergencies abound. But, they don't always mean you have to lose personal productivity. With some contingency productivity planning, you can stay productive even when things break, when technology fails us, and when people snap! Also, this was recorded a while back and since then, we're glad to note that Francis has since upgraded successfully and happily to Windows 10. 🤓 (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/082 for clickable links...

Duration:00:46:45

Perfect Time-Based Productivity, Part Two, with Francis Wade

7/9/2020
In this second part of our two-part series this week of ProductivityCast, we look at the ideas behind the book by one of our regular contributors, Francis Wade. Perfect Time-Based Productivity (2nd Ed.) is for the person who has already begun their productivity journey. It focuses mostly on task management and we talk about the ways we can gain greater insight into the way each person manages his/her tasks in order to find the best areas of improvement. (If you’re reading this in a podcast...

Duration:00:41:43

Perfect Time-Based Productivity, Part One, with Francis Wade

7/7/2020
This week on ProductivityCast, we have a two-part series being released to discuss Francis Wade's second edition of his book, Perfect Time-Based Productivity! In this cast, Francis explains the development of personal productivity systems in early life and how time demands can better help you identify how to spend your time wisely. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/080 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of...

Duration:00:42:14

Detecting and Managing Burnout

7/2/2020
Stress is natural. But, when that stress overwhelms us that can lead to not just reduced personal productivity. Detecting and managing burnout is a key capability for highly productivity individuals and that’s what we discuss on this week’s episode of ProductivityCast. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/079 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If...

Duration:00:44:35

Control Your Day With Jim McCullen

6/30/2020
On this cast, we invited a special guest—our colleague and friend—Jim McCullen, to talk about his email-focused personal productivity system for Microsoft Outlook (and eponymous book), Control Your Day. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/078 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If you'd like to continue discussing Control Your Day With Jim...

Duration:00:49:19

Impact Journal

6/29/2020
Our podcast co-host, Augusto Pinaud, has been coaching clients on productivity for many years, and devised a tool that he uses with them to help overcome managing the high-level goals in conjunction with lower-level projects and maintenance/administrative activities of daily and work life. In this week’s episode, Augusto goes into detail on what his tool, Impact Journal, is and how to use it in your personal productivity system. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please...

Duration:00:59:22

ProductivityCast Live from Remote Work Productivity Conference 2020

6/23/2020
The ProductivityCast team decided to make a special appearance 😂 at Remote Work Productivity Conference 2020 and we recorded a live show...with a live audience. It was a lot of fun discussing remote work productivity and our reflections after our episode, The Age of Remote Work Productivity. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/076 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And,...

Duration:00:46:12

Producing Content Productively

6/18/2020
This week, the ProductivityCast team discusses the tools and tricks for producing content productively. Content production is not just for marketers; it's a fundamental component of many of our job duties. So, producing content productively can really help us save time and garner a stronger reputation among our peers and employers. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/075 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of...

Duration:00:42:41

Entrepreneurial Productivity with James Mulvany, CEO of Podcast.co

6/16/2020
We had the pleasure of interviewing the CEO of Radio.co and Podcast.co, James Mulvany, about Entrepreneurial Productivity for his 30 Interviews in 30 Days challenge. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/074 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If you'd like to continue discussing Entrepreneurial Productivity from this episode, please click here to...

Duration:00:28:27

Tailoring the Bullet Journal Method

6/11/2020
On ProductivityCast, we talked about the Bullet Journal method, the paper-based personal productivity methodology developed by Ryder Carroll, and tailoring the Bullet Journal method in our own personal productivity systems (as well as managing it in digital environments). (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/073 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening!...

Duration:00:48:24

Getting Things Done in Nozbe Teams with Nozbe CEO Michael Sliwinski

6/9/2020
Over the past decade, Nozbe has become known as one of the best task managers on the market inspired by the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology. (We've done a GTD podcast series, and we've recently interviewed David Allen, creator of GTD.) They have now come out with a completely independent product called Nozbe Teams, and as you can imagine it’s focused on small organization productivity inspired by all the lessons learned from their work with Nozbe Personal. We sat down with Nozbe CEO...

Duration:00:59:48