The New Corner Office Book Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7nait5/Ep_40_-_The_New_Corner_Office_Book_Review8km03.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More The effect of COVID-19 upon the world was not a small one. With remote work becoming the norm overnight workplaces and workers had to adapt to the new challenges of getting stuff done in their own homes. Now that we’ve ten months into the pandemic remote work has become even more ingrained into our culture, Read more…

2021 Yearly Themes

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/bae5rj/TPL_E39_Yearly_Theme_2021_mixdown_LUF.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More In time for the new year, Kyle and Mark reflect on their 2020 themes and establish themes for the coming year. Themes are different from resolutions, where resolutions notoriously fail, themes propose a different approach: they provide a filter to make all your decisions through. A theme allows you to ask yourself questions like “Is Read more…

Magic Mind

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/zcsx69/Ep_38_-_Magic_Mind8tu9f.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More What if there was a drink out there that just by the simple act of drinking it could magically make you more productive and focused? And no we’re not talking about coffee. Well, the folks over at Magic Mind sure think they’ve cracked the code, going as far as calling it the “world’s first productivity Read more…

Time Blocking

In this episode, Kyle and Mark discuss Time Blocking, what works for them, how they do it and what they’ve learned. All this and more in this episode of The Productivity Lab.

Decaf

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/r9ta8x/Ep_36_-_Decaf6b2a6.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More The modern world is built upon caffeine, from a Starbucks on every corner to a coffeemaker in every office, everything around us can be attributed to busy bodies like you and I consuming the sweat sweat caffeine to make us more alert, more awake, and more focused. But what if all those energy drinks and Read more…

Ivy Lee Method

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/tmqq7m/Ep_34_-_Ivy_Lee_Method8j4mw.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Sometimes our task lists can be overwhelming and you don’t know just where to draw the line. There are many different task triage systems out there from the Eisenhower Matrix to the Rule of 3, in this episode Kyle and Mark put to the test the Ivy Lee Method a system where you pick the Read more…

Technical Difficulties

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fjvxke/Ep_32_-_Technical_Difficulties8tj6q.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Unfortunately today’s episode has been lost to time. Kyle’s audio file is corrupted and any attempts to recover it have failed so far. We hope to return to the topic of the quantified self again in the future, but for the time being please stand by until our next episode is out. And as always, Read more…

Exist App Review

In this episode, Kyle & Mark put the Exist App to work. Does this app help us review and track things that could be affecting our productivity? See what they think on this episode of The Productivity Lab.