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Being Productive

Summary: Being Productive is about doing the right things at the right times in the right ways. Productivity is more than a bunch of hacks. Are you ready to start? Listen in for ideas on strategies and techniques, hacks and tools, and insights on how you can spend less time being stressed and more time being productive. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

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 Ep 54 - Being Productive - Productivity metrics, attention management, and workers PTO | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 787

In this episode I dig into the challenges around personal productivity metrics, attention management over time management, and why aren't people taking PTO? Articles referenced in this episode: Mastering Attention Management for Increased Productivity - FastCompany.com American Workers Are Increasingly Burned Out But Won’t Take PTO - Forbes.com As always, if you have any thoughts you want to share please drop me a line.  You can reach me on: Twitter - @theideapump, @artgelwicks LinkedIn  Facebook You can leave me a message on the Being Productive site and it might get used in a future episode! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 53 - Being Productive - Productivity Articles from around the web | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1042

From around the Internet today I take a look at three articles focused on working remotely, motivation, and time management. Have a listen and if the articles sound interesting, you can read them below. Remote Work - What We've Lost and What We've Gained - reworked.co - Craig McQueen Why I Didn't Want to Do the Dishes - pickthebrain.com - Diondra Fillacetti A Productivity Junkie's Guide to Overcoming Lack of Time - lifehack.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 52 - Being Productive - Task Management Part 3 - Lists vs Boards | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 780

In part three of our special series on task management, we tackle the ups and downs of task lists vs. task boards. A number of different task management tools get called out in this episode, such as: Todoist Any.do Remember the milk Notion Trello Workflowy If you have thoughts about task lists vs task boards, please share them with us over at theideapump.com or on Twitter at @theideapump.  Thanks for listening! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 51 - Being Productive - All About Task Management - Part 2 - Urgent and Recurring | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2168

This is part two of my three part series on task types with the focus on Urgent Tasks and Recurring Tasks.  Let's talk about these problematic little things and some ways to get them under control. If you like this podcast and want to hear more, stop over at anchor.fm/beingproductive and drop me a line, leave me a message, or become a sponsor! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 50 - Being Productive - All about Task Management - Part 1 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1128

This is the first in a three part series on task management.  Understanding what tasks really are, how they impact you and others, and how you can manage them more effectively beyond the traditional to-do list. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 49 - Being Productive - Remote Working: Office Spaces with Augusto Pinaud | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1829

In this bonus episode get to spend time with Augusto Pinaud talking about the challenges of working from home and our home office spaces. Both of us have spent years working from home and look to share our insights and ideas.   Michael Sliwinski - Home Office Revamp Augusto Pinaud - ProductivityVoice.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 48 - Being Productive - I have a Notion to save some money | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 249

Notion has changed their pricing for the better and we should all be aware of this opportunity.  Now's your chance to try out a tool I've been using off and on for a couple of years now.  Not the easiest thing in the world, but definitely a powerful addition to anyone's toolbox. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 47 - Being Productive - Gen-Z, the Boomer will Zoom you now | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1238

Digging into an article by Forbes.com titled "Why Working from Home is Tougher than We Thought."  In this episode I take apart this article which tries to draw what I consider mistaken assumptions about age demographics and struggles with working from home.  Agree or disagree? Let me know! Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 46 - Being Productive - Working at Home and Thoughts from the web | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1186

Digging into an article from Digital Trends about working at home.  Some thoughts about making the transition, work/life balance, additional ranting about open-plan offices, and much more. I Loved Working from Home Until COVID-19 Made It Mandatory - Digital Trends Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 45 - Being Productive - Timeblocking and Habits vs Routines | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1022

Some thoughts on two articles about timeblocking and Habits vs. Routines for productivity The key to productivity is distinguishing ‘habits’ from ‘routine’ - TheNextWeb.com Popular Time-Blocking or Time-Management Techniques You Can Use While Working Remotely - Entrepreneur.com Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 44 - Being Productive - Some quarantine thoughts | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 843

Some thoughts about life and productivity in this time of Coronavirus.   Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 43 - Being Productive - The Work Firehose | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 639

Ever feel like you're at the wrong end of the firehose and have too much work to handle?  Let's talk about ways to deal with this problem and the fact that you're not alone. Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 42 - Being Productive - Interview with Augusto Pinaud | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1341

This episode I interview productivity coach Augusto Pinaud and we talk about what it means to be a productivity coach, his books, and why Augusto says you shouldn't check your email on your phone.   Learn more about Augusto and his book, The Impact Journal Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 41 - Being Productive - Coronavirus | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 644

We're dealing with a highly disruptive situation. Whether it impacts you directly or indirectly it is important to talk about being prepared to work in alternative locations and minimizing your disruptions if possible. Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

 Ep 40 - Being Productive - Double your work, double your fun | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 611

What do you do when you spend so much time organizing your own life and now you have to help organize the life of someone else? Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support

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