Productivityist - RSS Feed

Productivity Tools & Tips for Work and Life

Latest articles

Episode 382: Marli Williams talks about Retreats, Transformation and Epic Events

Master facilitator Marli Williams shares what you can get out of a retreat – and the real-life transformations you can expect from connecting with the right people. This episode is sponsored by Sovereignty. Sovereignty creates game-changing supplements to take your workouts to the next level, make your endless to-do list feel like a cakewalk,...

Episode 381: Mike Sturm talks about the Wabi-sabi Way

Buddhism and Taoism expert Mike Sturm joins the show to uncover how to develop a deep personal relationship with yourself – the Wabi-Sabi way. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. BetterHelp offers you access to your own licensed professional therapist – all from the comfort of wherever you are. You can arrange weekly video chats or phone...

I Think Ivy Lee Was Right

The concept of to-do lists has been around for ages. Sure, the way they’ve been constructed over the years has changed but the concept is largely the same: put together a list of things you either need or want to do. Humans haven’t really changed all that much, either. If you’ve ever read How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, you’d know this. ...

How to Develop Unbreakable Levels of Focus

I’ve never been a highly focused kid. At eight years old, my primary teacher called my mum and asked if I had any diagnose of ADHD. I scored really low in a maths test… because I mistakenly did additions when the exercise asked for subtractions. I was never diagnosed with ADHD, but I surely experienced consequences due to a lack of focus. At...

Episode 380: Jeffrey Shaw talks about The Self-Employed Life

Small business expert and former photographer Jeffrey Shaw unpacks how live the best self-employed life. This episode is sponsored by Canva Pro. It’s the easy-to-use design platform that has everything you need to design like a pro. It has all you need in one place, including a collection of over 75 million premium photos, videos, audio and graphics....

Episode 379: Erin Meyer talks about No Rules Rules

From virtually no spending controls to ‘just take some’ vacation, Netflix’s innovation has stemmed from a simple set of rules. Erin Meyer uncovers how you can foster a culture of freedom and innovation. The episode is sponsored by Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service. Shopping for new clothes can be needlessly stressful so why not let...

How to Finish the Week Strong

There are ways to finish the week strong. You can dedicate all of your focus and attention on one single task. You can dedicate your focus and attention on one single project. You can simply write everything down that you’re going to do bit by bit and then check things off as you do them. Maybe you took the garbage out. Maybe...

What is The Significant Six?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the number ‘six’ lately. I’m not sure if that’s because of my love of hexagons (because they are the “bestagons”) or what, but the idea of grouping things in sixes is appealing to me. It’s more than a couple or a few – six sounds more like several and that makes me feel like I’m being plenty [reductive if I handle...

Episode 378: Mike Kim Talks About You Are the Brand

Mike Kim joins the show as I rebrand the podcast into ‘A Productive Conversation with Mike Vardy’. Find out how and why your brand evolves over time. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander. With TextExpander, you can unlock your productivity with its many features. With TextExpander you can make everything you write repetitively available...

Why I Quit Evernote

On June 29, 2008 I started using Evernote. I was a massive fan of what Evernote could do and I shared plenty of content about the app over the years. On June 29, 2021 I quit Evernote. 13 years later – to the day – I decided that Evernote was no longer for me. I cancelled my paid account and started – in earnest – migrating my notes to a new app...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!