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053: What to Do When Life Goes Off the Rails

Life has a way of happening and derailing your plans. What do you do when that happens? How do you stay productive and on track? We chat about that this week, plus an update on venturing into Linux.

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052: Email Best Practices

Email can be the bane of your existence, but there are effective ways to manage it regardless of what kind of job you have. This week, Justin shares some best practices and suggestions for how you might be able to handle your email so it doesn’t overwhelm your life and work.

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051: Out of Sync

This week, Justin’s iCloud sync breaks. We also discuss ergonomics and how important it is to invest in your body while you work, and the complications of managing workloads.

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050: Rapid Fire Productivity Tips with Francesco D’Alessio

This week, Francesco D’Alessio of Keep Productive joins us to discuss 10 rapid fire productivity tips. Plus, we announce the winners of the GIVEAWAY!

Apologies for the audio quality on this one!

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049: Building a System of Multiple Tools

Common productivity advice often states, “Throw everything you can into one tool to rule them all!” In practice, that doesn’t work well. This week, Justin shares how it’s better to build a system of many tools to offer greater flexibility and strength while on your productivity journey.

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048: Feeling The Pressure of “Have-To”

Justin’s list has been making him feel like he has to get everything done, but that’s not the healthiest thing. He’s also continuing to iterate on his use of OmniFocus and other tools, and considering a move to Linux.

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047: Choose a Daily Outcome

When there’s much to do on your list, it’s hard to know when you’ve succeeded. And if the list isn’t done, it can feel like you’re falling behind. One tip can help you get above the chaos: choosing a daily outcome. This week we explain the concept and outline some practical ways you can better frame the success of your day.

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046: It Feels Like Coming Home

Justin discovers a hole in his productivity system and returns to a familiar software to fill it, but with a new approach. He also shares news on a special event for episode 50.

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045: Basic Building Blocks of Productivity Systems

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.

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044: Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work (And What You Should Do Instead)

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.