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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

Why Task Lists Fail?

5/2/2022
In this week’s cast, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art discuss why task lists fail in your personal productivity systems? And, we offer some tips for making task lists that are resilient to our workaday worlds. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/132 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 Why Task Lists Fail? from...

Duration:00:43:31

Learning and the Four Stages of Curiosity

4/18/2022
This week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art discuss learning and four stages of curiosity. Curious what they are? Listen in and learn! 😉 (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/131 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 learning and the four stages of curiosity from this episode, please click here to leave a comment...

Duration:01:02:12

Caffeine-Based Productivity, Part 2

4/11/2022
Last week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art started a discussion about caffeinated productivity. This week, they continue their conversation about their favorite caffeine beverages, timing them for greater productivity, and many of the varieties of caffeination available to the productivity enthusiasts out there. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/130 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give...

Duration:00:32:40

Caffeine-Based Productivity, Part 1

4/4/2022
This week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art start a conversation about coffee and tea and all things caffeine! (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/129 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 caffeine-based productivity from this episode, please click here to leave a comment down below (this jumps you to the bottom of...

Duration:00:41:52

Productivity Taxonomy: Making Tags Work in Your Personal Productivity System (Part 2)

3/28/2022
This week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art continue the conversation about tags, discussing how they use tags in their own lives and work, and how to deal with the limits of software when tagging. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/128 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 productivity taxonomy from this episode,...

Duration:00:23:57

Productivity Taxonomy: Do Tags Help You Be More Productive? (Part 1)

3/14/2022
This week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art start a conversation about tags. Classifying information in our productive lives comes in many different ways. We discuss what tagging is, how tags are different from other types of organizing, and how to jumpstart your use of tags. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/127 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for...

Duration:00:49:12

The Power Bible: In Conversation with Comedian and Author Brendon Lemon

3/7/2022
This week, Augusto and I sat down with co-author of The Power Bible, Brendon Lemon. Brendon is a comedian and with his co-author William Betweet, III, are the authors of this unique book on how to manage power dynamics in relationships. (We had some technical recording issues, so you may notice we jump a bit in the conversation. It still came out to be an intriguing conversation with Brendon, so we hope you enjoy it!) (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit...

Duration:00:16:41

BookCast: The Myth of Multitasking, Second Edition by Dave Crenshaw

2/28/2022
This week, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art start a new series on ProductivityCast, BookCast, to discuss books in time management-related genres. To start us off, we’re discussing The Myth of Multitasking, Second Edition by Dave Crenshaw. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/125 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...

Duration:00:42:54

Personal Knowledge Management With Zettelkasten

2/21/2022
This week, in continuing on our recent episodes about note-taking methods, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art are taking on a closely-related topic of personal knowledge management to discuss Zettelkasten. Don't know about Zettelkasten? Listen in and learn! (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/124 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...

Duration:00:53:46

Productivity Labs, Methods Edition—Bullet Journal

2/14/2022
Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art art starting a new "series" called Productivity Labs here on ProductivityCast. We're going to be discussing tools, methods and research we're experimenting with in our own personal productivity systems (even when they are not what we normally use) so we can report back to you what we've learned. This week, we're diving into how using the Bullet Journal method worked for us. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit...

Duration:00:49:02

Note-Taking Methodologies

2/7/2022
In this week’s ProductivityCast episode, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art voiced their thoughts on note-taking methodologies. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/122 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 note-taking methodologies from this episode, please click here to leave a comment down below (this jumps you to...

Duration:00:35:03

A Love Letter to Note-Taking

1/17/2022
In this week’s ProductivityCast episode, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art voiced their thoughts on note-taking—the value of note-taking, methods we use, and tips and tricks for taking notes in different contexts. Note: I say that we're covering note-taking methodologies in this episode, but we will actually be discussing those in the next several episodes, so stay tuned. Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If you'd like to continue discussing A Love Letter to Note-Taking, please...

Duration:00:31:44

Four-Day Workweek’s Impact on Productivity

1/10/2022
The four-day workweek is lately in the news. Its promise is greater economic benefits for businesses and governments, and increased productivity for organization’s human resources. How should we think about this from a personal and business productivity perspective? Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art share their thoughts on the four-day workweek. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/120 for clickable links and the full show notes and...

Duration:00:43:48

Building a Memory Palace

1/3/2022
In this week's episode, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art explain the concept of building a memory palace (a/k/a Method of Loci, or Journey Method) and then discuss its veracity in work and personal life, and some productive uses of the memory palace for someone starting out. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/119 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening!...

Duration:00:47:49

2021 in Review, 2022 in Preview

12/31/2021
In this week's episode, Ray, Augusto, Francis and Art gathered round the microphones to discuss what they noticed happening in the world of personal productivity, and then what their plans are for next year (in terms of their own systems and other work they are doing). (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/118 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening! If...

Duration:00:50:07

Productivity App-apalooza! Fourth Edition

9/2/2021
A few times per year, the ProductivityCast team comes together to share with you a few software products and/or services that we know/use in our personal productivity systems, or with our client’s systems. We call this series Productivity App-apalooza, and do this in three rounds, with each of us taking the opportunity to explain the tool and why we believe it provides value to our productivity (and possibly yours). With that, here’s Productivity App-apalooza, Fourth Edition! (If you’re...

Duration:00:48:06

Convenience: Personal Productivity Enabler, or Not?

8/26/2021
Back when smartphones first came out, some (including Francis) asked the question: is a smartphone superior to a knapsack full of gadgets? For example, was a sack with a camera, pda, phone a functional equivalent? If so, did it offer more than convenience? Was there a real improvement in productivity? Since then, the question has been answered by apps which rely and interact with multiple other apps, but the question is still valid. Just because a technology allows something to be done more...

Duration:00:52:10

Voice Productivity

7/1/2021
Today we are discussing about Voice Productivity. the ProductivityCast team explains how to use Voice on our devices and technology to be more effective and productive. We have in the past We discussed voice assistants in episode 071 (Personal Outsourcing) and episode 086 (IoT Productivity). (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/115 for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.) Enjoy! Give us feedback! And,...

Duration:00:56:44

How Is It Important But Not Urgent?!

6/24/2021
Using the Eisenhower Matrix Productivity Method Longtime productivity technique, Eisenhower Method, is often tied to the myth of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. After all, it’s named after him! But, there’s much more to the prioritization method than meets the eye. In this episode, the ProductivityCast team explains the Eisenhower Matrix (or more aptly, the Merrill-Covey Matrix) and analyzes the use cases for the time-tested tool. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please...

Duration:00:40:25

Productivity Potpourri, Numero Dos

5/7/2021
Today, we take four questions that each of the ProductivityCast team has brought to the show and then we answer and discuss our perspectives. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/113 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 this episode, please click here to leave a comment down below (this jumps you to the bottom...

Duration:00:50:00