Process - The Journey to Productivity and Effectiveness

The Journey to Productivity and Effectiveness

About the show

Being productive and effective is a journey, not a destination. You must embrace the process. Join Justin DiRose as he shares his productivity journey in hopes to help you along on yours.

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  • 89: I Figured Out Timeblocking -- FINALLY

    July 19th, 2021  |  7 mins 20 secs

    Timeblocking has been a struggle for Justin, but he finally figured out how to make it work.

  • 88: Solving Your BIGGEST Productivity Problem

    July 5th, 2021  |  12 mins

    Picking the right tool or finding the ultimate lifehack may seem like the way to productivity, but it's not. This week, Justin discusses how our focus on the day-to-day is the biggest issue and the way to get above it.

  • 87: Kids, Remote Work, and Side Hustles with Matt Ragland (Rebroadcast)

    June 21st, 2021  |  30 mins 41 secs

    This week, YouTuber Matt Ragland joins us to discuss analog productivity, working remotely as a parent, and journaling.

  • 86: Routines, Family, and Remote Work with Matias Hernandez (Rebroadcast)

    June 7th, 2021  |  23 mins 33 secs

    This week we’re joined by Matias Hernandez, a software engineer based in Chile. We have a great conversation about routines, not putting too much pressure on yourself, and working remotely from a small town.

  • 85: Trust & Remote Work with Leon van der Laan

    May 24th, 2021  |  33 mins 45 secs

    This week we're joined by Leon van der Laan.

    At the time of recording, Leon was CEO and co-founder of Remode, a remote work consultancy focused on talent acquisition and culture, and has since become CEO at Logisitcs Tech Scale up Cargo stream.

    We have a great conversation about trust, leadership, and connecting with coworkers in a remote-first work culture. Leon brings great insights to the table with his 20+ year tenure in executive leadership at large corporations and management consulting. (Rebroadcast of Remotely Working episode 14 aired in 2020)

  • 84: Work Cycles with Shawn Blanc

    May 10th, 2021  |  46 mins 46 secs

    Shawn Blanc of Blanc Media joins us to discuss remote work, Blanc Media's unique "work cycles", building margin, physical health habits, and more! (Rebroadcast of Remotely Working episode 16)

  • 83: On Range: Why Generalists Matter

    April 26th, 2021  |  12 mins 14 secs

    If you're a generalist, you carry great value, even though you might not have much specialized knowledge. Justin discusses why this is the case and how being a generalist impacts productivity.

  • 82: Deep Work is Not the Answer

    April 12th, 2021  |  10 mins 57 secs

    Deep work has been hailed as the answer to all of our modern work problems. But is it? Justin discusses in this episode.

  • 81: The Real Problem with Productivity Advice

    March 29th, 2021  |  12 mins 6 secs

    There's an overabundance of productivity advice online. Is it helpful to seek it out, and to what extent? Justin discusses this week.

  • 80: Following the Productivity Habits of Elon Musk

    March 15th, 2021  |  11 mins 51 secs

    Elon Musk is the example many look to for living a hyper-successful life. But is emulating the life of a centibillionaire practical or healthy? Justin explores the answer in this episode.

  • 79: The Center of Your System

    March 1st, 2021  |  9 mins 27 secs

    What's at the center of your productivity system? Is it a task manager? In this episode, Justin makes the case that there's something better to help you drive your day.

  • 78: Building a "Good Enough" System

    February 15th, 2021  |  12 mins 12 secs

    In search of a perfect system? It doesn't exist! In this episode, Justin discusses why searching for a perfect system is futile and that building a "good enough" system is... well... good enough.

  • 77: Pursue Your Goals Well

    February 1st, 2021  |  10 mins 49 secs

    Ever had a great idea, but had difficulty actually acting on it? Or found it challenging to determine how to pursue a goal? You're not alone. In this episode, Justin shares five ideas he's learned along the way about pursuing goals well.

  • 76: Overcoming Setbacks

    January 18th, 2021  |  9 mins 17 secs

    Setbacks can hit us at any time in our lives, and they generally suck. Justin discusses five main steps you can take to possibly help you through setbacks you encounter.

  • 75: Guide Your Year with a Yearly Theme

    January 4th, 2021  |  15 mins 14 secs

    Justin discusses why a yearly theme is better than planning or goals, and reviews his themes for 2020 and 2021.

  • 74: My 2020 Year in Review

    December 21st, 2020  |  13 mins 35 secs

    Justin takes a few moments to review his 2020.