The world is full of shiny objects and squirrels to chase. What you need is a system and the mindsets to go with it to help you be intentional and stay on track. The thing is, there's no one-size-fits-all method. It's a journey of trial and error, and discovery to find something that works for you. If you've struggled in that adventure, this podcast is for you.
Join productivity nerd and remote worker Justin DiRose in the process of refining your productivity system to get you to where you want to be in life.
May 17th, 2019 | 14 mins 58 secs
Often the systems we want to help us find peace of mind only get us stressed out. In this week's episode, Justin discusses some mindsets on how productivity can lead us to peace of mind.
May 10th, 2019 | 7 mins 12 secs
Justin wraps up the discussion from last week on lesson's he's learned working from home over the last seven years.
May 3rd, 2019 | 9 mins 7 secs
In part 1 of a 2 part series, Justin shares five lessons he's learned in the last seven years of working from home.
April 26th, 2019 | 12 mins 8 secs
Justin continues to work through this major life transition, and along the way has been thinking a lot about all the open loops in his life. He boils open loops down to four categories.
April 19th, 2019 | 12 mins 19 secs
Justin gives an update on how he's liking the Bullet Journal after using it for a week.
April 12th, 2019 | 8 mins 59 secs
Justin finds himself in a task management (and life) crisis, switches up the show format for the short term, and discusses his options for nuke and paving his system.
April 5th, 2019 | 19 mins 19 secs
This week, Justin talks through the thought process of picking (or changing) a task manager.
March 29th, 2019 | 19 mins 32 secs
Justin discusses Cal Newport’s book Digital Minimalism and how it impacts personal productivity.
March 22nd, 2019 | 11 mins 37 secs
Guild member @BrianP has a question we dive into this week: how do you best pick your daily most important tasks?
March 15th, 2019 | 12 mins 46 secs
Justin discusses how we productivity enthusiasts (including himself) can verge on the line of being over-productive and some strategies to avoid it.
March 8th, 2019 | 16 mins 20 secs
Justin gives up on Scrum for OmniFocus, abandons his pursuit of a more full reference system, and gives an update on his struggles with margin.
March 1st, 2019 | 11 mins 8 secs
Justin discusses four main strategies to consider when approaching building a productivity system in the corporate world.
February 22nd, 2019 | 11 mins 34 secs
Justin shares some strategies managers (and corporate employees) may find useful for their productivity systems in the corporate world.
February 15th, 2019 | 14 mins 56 secs
Justin wrestles with how to implement margin and discusses some of the ideas he's reviewed to do better to implement it in his life.
February 8th, 2019 | 15 mins 12 secs
This is our first check-in episode. Justin is making progress on his goals, hasn't really figured out what he wants to do with Evernote, and doesn't really seem to use his task manager.
February 1st, 2019 | 10 mins 10 secs
Justin explores the definition of productivity, how it needs to change, and what we can do to better define productivity for ourselves (hint: it has to do with our definition of success).