January 17th, 2020 | 10 mins 20 secs
The basic building blocks of productivity systems aren't a calendar, task manager, and reference system as you might think. Those are tools to manage the building blocks.
Today, we break down these basic blocks and ways you might choose to manage them.
January 10th, 2020 | 11 mins 3 secs
You've probably done the dance with New Year's Resolutions and failed. Why does that happen? And what can you do instead. Justin discusses some alternatives in this week's episode.
January 3rd, 2020 | 15 mins 10 secs
Your values drive every decision you make. Defining them helps you be more intentional on making decisions that line up with your values.
December 20th, 2019 | 13 mins 40 secs
An annual review is a great time to get a big-picture view of your life and the upcoming year. In this episode, Justin walks you through his process of conducting an annual review.
December 13th, 2019 | 7 mins 50 secs
It's better to fill our days with space to process than fill space with stuff to process.
December 6th, 2019 | 5 mins 38 secs
When your system needs catching up, do you fix the system or do the work?
November 22nd, 2019 | 7 mins 52 secs
In productivity, we try to avoid context switching our tasks, but what about our tools?
November 15th, 2019 | 8 mins 6 secs
Your smartphone can either be a portal to the world, or a tool in your pocket.
November 8th, 2019 | 13 mins 48 secs
Remote jobs are the gold standard for a lot of job seekers these days. This week, Justin shares some tips to help you get your foot in the door.
November 1st, 2019 | 18 mins 40 secs
Struggles with loneliness, depression, impostor syndrome, and physical health can come with the territory of being a remote worker -- but you don't have to stay there! This week Justin shares about his struggles and what he's been doing to try to stay above it.
October 25th, 2019 | 14 mins 46 secs
Traditional goals don't work for everyone, Justin included. Instead, you might want to consider viewing goals as either projects or dreams. This week, we dive into what that looks like.
October 18th, 2019 | 10 mins
Sometimes it can be hard to build quality relationships with coworkers while working remotely. This week, Justin shares a few strategies to overcome common blockers to making remote work friends!
October 11th, 2019 | 14 mins 54 secs
Your system is different from someone else's, but there are a few principles you can keep in mind when trying to make it simple.
October 4th, 2019 | 15 mins 19 secs
Justin got out of his normal routine, and now he's evaluating just how complex his own productivity systems are for what he really needs them to do. It's a journey of simplicity, an simplicity is hard.
September 27th, 2019 | 12 mins 2 secs
This week we continue our quest for strategies to beat procrastination with three more:
- schedule leisure first
September 20th, 2019 | 12 mins 37 secs
Can't seem to get that big project done? Trying to get something done right at the last minute, or worse yet, missing the deadline? Procrastination can be to blame.
Join us for part one of our two part series on how to beat procrastination.