You’re a productivity AND technology enthusiast which means that you are managing lots of inboxes. Each time you sign up for a new one, they give you another. But is that a good thing? Or just another loose end you need to account for in …Read More
Ep 22 – Task Management as a Non-Traditional Student
So you’re a career person who has a family…..AND you want to return to school. But in your mind you can’t see how to reconcile the image you have of student life with your current obligations. After all, you have a job, a family, a …Read More
Ep 21 – Bad Memory? Or Just Not Strong Enough at Capturing?
You have noticed that as you make more promises to people to get things done, the risk of not delivering goes up. Sometimes, the fact that you made the commitment falls through the cracks…as if it were never made. Over time, this reduces your effectiveness …Read More
Ep 20 – Beyond One-Size-Fits-All Failure
When it comes to task management, you know that one size doesn’t fit all. AND You are someone who has increased your workflow over the years – more tasks than ever, and a future of more task management, not less. At the moment your current …Read More
Ep 19 – What Makes Email So HARD to Fix?
Like everyone else who does knowledge work, you receive a lot of emails – more than you’d like. You have harbored dreams of a world in which you could escape this hated chore, but over here in reality, there seems to be no way to …Read More
Ep 18 – Should We Design Peak Moments of Happiness?
COVID disrupted many of our regular routines, some of which have not recovered. In particular, if you work from home, you may notice that seeing the same people every day and working in the same space is quite convenient. But it’s also predictable – in …Read More
Ep 17 – Controversy. Can You Ever Stop Using Contexts for Your Tasks?
You have tried using contexts for your tasks in the past, perhaps following the advice of GTD. The idea was a sound one, and made a positive contribution. But as time went on, the technique seemed to lose its potency. The question is “Why?” And …Read More
Ep 16 – Is Motion the Latest, Greatest Auto-Scheduler?
If you’re interested in using online calendars you may have seen ads for the auto-scheduler called Motion. You have probably wondered what it might be like to use it, but you don’t have the time or bandwidth for a proper test. In this episode with …Read More
Ep 15 – Is it Harder to Fix Your Car Than Your Task Management System?
You want to make improvements to your system of task management. You want to intervene at just the right place to have a positive overall effect, but you don’t know where to start. You already understand that you use a system to manage your tasks …Read More
Projects Sequencing: Ordering Your Projects to Enhance Productivity
In this week’s episode, the ProductivityCast team continues their conversation about sequencing for greater productivity, this time about ordering projects to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. (If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit https://productivitycast.net/136 for clickable links and the full show notes and …Read More