2021 in Review, 2022 in Preview

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 you’d like to continue discussing 2021 in Review, 2022 in Preview from this episode, please click here to leave a comment down below (this jumps you to the bottom of the post). In this Cast | 2021 in Review, 2022 in Preview Ray Sidney-Smith Augusto Pinaud Art Gelwicks Francis Wade Show Notes | 2021 in Review, 2022 in Preview Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context. ClickUpZoomGoogle MeetApple FaceTimeProductivity unicorns like ClickUp face off in competitive market What the future of work means for productivity tools – ProtocolEvernoteGoodnotesZapierIFTTT Raw Text Transcript Raw, unedited and machine-produced text transcript so there may be substantial errors, but you can search for specific points in the episode to jump to, or to reference back to at a later date and time, by keywords or key phrases. The time coding is mm:ss (e.g., 0:04 starts at 4 seconds into the cast’s audio). Read More Voiceover Artist 0:00 Are you ready to manage your work and personal world better to live a fulfilling productive life, then you’ve come to the right place productivity cast, the weekly show about all things productivity. Here, your host Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud with Francis Wade and Art Gelwicks. Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:17Welcome back, everybody to ProductivityCast, the weekly show about all things personal productivity. I’m Ray Sidney-Smith. Augusto Pinaud 0:23And I’m Augusto Pinaud. Francis Wade 0:24I’m Francis Wade. Art Gelwicks 0:25And I’m Art Gelwicks. Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:27Welcome, gentlemen, and welcome to our listeners to this episode of ProductivityCast. Today, we’re going to be doing a year in review and a year in preview for personal productivity, both in the world of productivity and in our systems. So we’re just going to cover some of the notable things that we kind of noticed this particular year. And it was a kind of an odd year, considering we’ve been dealing with the pandemic over the past two years. And so we’re gonna highlight some of the notable items there. We’re then going to talk a little bit about the things that we think happened, notably in our own personal productivity systems, or kind of in our world, and then what would like to what we’d like to happen again, the good things, and what we’d like to be different the areas of improvement, so to speak. And then we’ll talk a little bit about what we’re planning for 2022. For those of you who kind of follow it, pay attention to what we’re doing out there in the world, you can kind of see and follow along with us as we make these kinds of implementations into our own worlds. And so let’s start off with what were the kind of notable productivity events of 2021. What were the things that you really noticed in the personal productivity world that happened? Art Gelwicks 1:37I mean, I think the biggest things that everybody is knee deep in right now and have truly recognized that wasn’t necessarily new in 2021. But it became part of our norm is the understanding that the office as we used to know it has changed working from home hybrid from work, full remote work, whatever you want to call it, is here, and it’s not going anywhere, it’s no longer just a perk, it’s no longer just a fun thing that you occasionally get to do this, this is a part of the new norm and will not be going away. And from a personal productivity standpoint,