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Process

66: When Has Your System Settled?

Justin gets called out in a YouTube comment, which raises a question: when has your system settled enough to feel comfortable with it? Also, Justin shares some thoughts on how productivity is actually just one skillset to benefit the world.

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Productivity

Keep Notes for the Long-Term

https://youtu.be/yQCV0Pluhqs

What good are notes if you don’t have them for a long time? In this video, we discuss what data portability is, why it’s important, and how easy it is to use your Obsidian vault with other apps, like Foam for VS Code.

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Remotely Working

Trust and Remote Work Culture with Leon van der Laan

This week we’re joined by Leon van der Laan, CEO and co-founder of Remode, a remote work consultancy focused on talent acquisition and culture. 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.

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Productivity

Hybrid Productivity System with Notion

https://youtu.be/BwkfZcjNfdg

Notion is the perfect tool to complement any Bullet Journal in building a productivity system. In this video, Justin gives a tour of his Notion setup and how he uses the tool alongside the Bullet Journal for an effective analog/digital hybrid productivity system.

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Process

65: The Curse of Immediacy

This week, Justin discusses how a mindset of instant gratification does not help you to be effective. Instead, he shares two insights to build better long-term thinking: iteration and process.

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Productivity

Spaced Repetition with Obsidian & NeuraCache

https://youtu.be/7nIie_CtU3E

Spaced repetition is a way to help you learn, remember, and think about information on a recurring basis. In this video, Justin unpacks how you can build a spaced repetition system (SRS) using Obsidian and a new tool called NeuraCache.

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Remotely Working

13: Why Managing Your Emotional Health is Important

Emotional health is often not spoken of in work and productivity circles, but it needs to be. With the advent of work/life integration, taking care of your emotions is just as important as getting the work done — because they affect one another. This week, Justin explores the benefits of increasing emotional health and shares straightforward ways to start building emotionally healthy habits.

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Productivity

Supernotes: A First Look

Supernotes is a new contender in the note-taking/personal knowledge management app space. But does it stack up?

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Process

64: Failing to Build an Effective System

Justin’s OmniFocus experiment fails, which sends him on a thought exploration of failing to build an effective productivity system.