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Productivity

Obsidian: Capture on iOS with Drafts & Working Copy

Using Working Copy, Drafts, and Shortcuts gives you a quick way to easily capture thoughts, ideas, and notes to your Obsidian vault — all powered with git version control.

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Remotely Working

16: Leadership 101 – Influence

You are a leader, even if you don’t have a position with the title of “leader”. It’s all about influence. In this episode, we discuss how influence is used, the best way to use influence, and some strategies to be intentional to build positive influence in a remote workplace.

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Productivity

Obsidian: Sync Your Vaults with Git/GitHub

If you’re building a long-term notes repository, you may want to consider syncing it with git. In this video, we discuss how to set up Obsidian to sync between your devices automatically using git and GitHub.

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Process

67: Solving Productivity Problems with the Rule of Three

How do you notice and solve problems in your productivity system? This week, Justin shares about the Rule of Three and how it can help you focus on solving the right problems in your system.

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Productivity

Getting Started with Espanso for Text Expansion

Text expansion is an easy way to automate and level up your writing, and Espanso is a free, open-source, cross-platform text expansion software. In this video, we walk through how to set up, configure, and sync your snippets with Espanso.

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Remotely Working

15: Remote Work Isn’t So Great After All?

A recent Wall Street Journal article states executives aren’t so happy with remote work after all. How can this be? In this episode, Justin unpacks why culture is the likely reason and some core tenets to an effective remote work company culture.

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Productivity

RemNote: A First Look

Spaced Repetition Systems (SRS) are often requested features on next-generation note-taking tools like Obsidian and Roam Research. RemNote is a contender which actually has an SRS system built-in.


In this video we take a first look at what RemNote has to offer.

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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

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.