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Author: Art Gelwicks

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Being Productive is about doing the right things at the right times in the right ways. Productivity is more than a bunch of hacks. Are you ready to start? Listen in for ideas on strategies and techniques, hacks and tools, and insights on how you can spend less time being stressed and more time being productive. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
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If you've thought about using OneNote to manage the information on a project there are some steps you need to take to increase your chance of success.  This episode I'm covering seven steps you can take to help your team take advantage of OneNote to share and manage your project knowledge. The text version of this episode is available at The Idea Pump - Seven tips for success using OneNote as a project knowledge repository. If you'd like to discuss the topic in more detail, come visit either OneNote for Professionals on Facebook, The Idea Pump on Facebook, or join the Personal Productivity Club. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Has your organization raised the idea of Hoteling? Not giving you a dedicated location to work but rather having people work at whatever spots are available?  This episode I dig into many of the weaknesses and some of the strengths of this idea and give you some tips as to how to survive in this type of environment. Remember to like, follow, subscribe, and whatever else you can do to make sure you don't miss out on future episodes.   You can learn more about this topic and others like it over at theideapump.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
This episode I explain a little about the experiment I'm doing when it comes to personal productivity and mobile devices. Also, I share some thoughts on an application feature done right in the task management application Any.Do. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
In this episode, I share some follow-up thoughts about an upcoming episode of ProductivityCast delving into the book, The Myth of Multitasking by Ben Crenshaw.  Also, I climb back up on my soapbox to talk about the challenge of replacing meetings with collaboration tools. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
In this episode I dig into the challenges around personal productivity metrics, attention management over time management, and why aren't people taking PTO? Articles referenced in this episode: Mastering Attention Management for Increased Productivity - FastCompany.com American Workers Are Increasingly Burned Out But Won’t Take PTO - Forbes.com As always, if you have any thoughts you want to share please drop me a line.  You can reach me on: Twitter - @theideapump, @artgelwicks LinkedIn  Facebook You can leave me a message on the Being Productive site and it might get used in a future episode! rn7ULwkJgfSJbVcj2cpj --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
From around the Internet today I take a look at three articles focused on working remotely, motivation, and time management. Have a listen and if the articles sound interesting, you can read them below. Remote Work - What We've Lost and What We've Gained - reworked.co - Craig McQueen Why I Didn't Want to Do the Dishes - pickthebrain.com - Diondra Fillacetti A Productivity Junkie's Guide to Overcoming Lack of Time - lifehack.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
In part three of our special series on task management, we tackle the ups and downs of task lists vs. task boards. A number of different task management tools get called out in this episode, such as: Todoist Any.do Remember the milk Notion Trello Workflowy If you have thoughts about task lists vs task boards, please share them with us over at theideapump.com or on Twitter at @theideapump.  Thanks for listening! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
This is part two of my three part series on task types with the focus on Urgent Tasks and Recurring Tasks.  Let's talk about these problematic little things and some ways to get them under control. If you like this podcast and want to hear more, stop over at anchor.fm/beingproductive and drop me a line, leave me a message, or become a sponsor! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
This is the first in a three part series on task management.  Understanding what tasks really are, how they impact you and others, and how you can manage them more effectively beyond the traditional to-do list. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
In this bonus episode get to spend time with Augusto Pinaud talking about the challenges of working from home and our home office spaces. Both of us have spent years working from home and look to share our insights and ideas.   Michael Sliwinski - Home Office Revamp Augusto Pinaud - ProductivityVoice.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Notion has changed their pricing for the better and we should all be aware of this opportunity.  Now's your chance to try out a tool I've been using off and on for a couple of years now.  Not the easiest thing in the world, but definitely a powerful addition to anyone's toolbox. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Digging into an article by Forbes.com titled "Why Working from Home is Tougher than We Thought."  In this episode I take apart this article which tries to draw what I consider mistaken assumptions about age demographics and struggles with working from home.  Agree or disagree? Let me know! Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Digging into an article from Digital Trends about working at home.  Some thoughts about making the transition, work/life balance, additional ranting about open-plan offices, and much more. I Loved Working from Home Until COVID-19 Made It Mandatory - Digital Trends Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Some thoughts on two articles about timeblocking and Habits vs. Routines for productivity The key to productivity is distinguishing ‘habits’ from ‘routine’ - TheNextWeb.com Popular Time-Blocking or Time-Management Techniques You Can Use While Working Remotely - Entrepreneur.com Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Some thoughts about life and productivity in this time of Coronavirus.   Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Ever feel like you're at the wrong end of the firehose and have too much work to handle?  Let's talk about ways to deal with this problem and the fact that you're not alone. Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
This episode I interview productivity coach Augusto Pinaud and we talk about what it means to be a productivity coach, his books, and why Augusto says you shouldn't check your email on your phone.   Learn more about Augusto and his book, The Impact Journal Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
We're dealing with a highly disruptive situation. Whether it impacts you directly or indirectly it is important to talk about being prepared to work in alternative locations and minimizing your disruptions if possible. Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
What do you do when you spend so much time organizing your own life and now you have to help organize the life of someone else? Leave a voice message at https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message and your thoughts may be added to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
Taking some time to talk about dealing with other people's stuff how they organize it and what impact that has on you --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beingproductive/support
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