Burnout

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ybmx2x/Episode_48_-_Burnoutamnex.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Burnout is the silent killer of productivity. It sneaks up on you like a snake in the dark, and then when it’s through with you it leaves you mentally and physically exhausted, unable to fend for yourself. That’s why it’s best to keep an eye out for the signs before it strikes. In this surprise Read more…

Analog by Ugmonk Review

Like the infamous Paper Only episode, Mark and Kyle jump back into the world of analog productivity with Analog by Ugmonk! Kyle, the digital loving productivist, and Mark, the paper loving planner, takes the Analog kit for work-day test to see how the system works for me. Did Mark find a new paper love? Will Kyle ditch digital for his to-do’s? What did they think about the Analog productivity kit? Find out in this episode of The Productivity Lab.

The Resistance List

The Resistance List

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/6pjwji/Ep_46_-_Resistance_List6y8tn.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Sometimes it doesn’t matter just how productive you are there will always be those tasks that you just don’t want to do. Whether it be running to the store to pick up groceries, or planning for a meeting, there are just tasks that our brains do not want to do, no matter how essential or Read more…

Algorithms To Live By Book Review

Algorithms to Live By from authors Ben Christian and Tom Griffiths, looks at how to apply computer algorithms, such as caching, sorting, or scheduling to your everyday life. In this episode, Kyle and Mark attempt to wrap their heads around the proposed algorithms. Find out what they thought and more in this episode of The Productivity Lab.

Different Work Stations

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7ynqtq/Ep_44_-_Different_Work_Stationsav72g.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Back in the olden days of pre-COVID it was easier for one to separate where one works, relaxes, and sleeps, but in a post-COVID world, those separations have grown harder to distinguish between. From working at your dining room table to working out in your living room, the spaces where we once held sacred to Read more…

Stoic Week

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/e8nnhj/Ep_42_-_Stoic_Week8ul0g.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More The world can seem large and chaotic sometimes. Every day we are bombarded with news about events we can’t control in locations far from us. This can result in anxiety and hopelessness, especially during times of crisis like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But what if we told you that that stuff doesn’t really matter? Enter Read more…

Don’t Break the Chain

Don’t. Break. The Chain!

How long can you go in building a streak, a habit, or in completing a daily goal with no breaks in-between?

In this episode, Kyle and Mark discuss their methods and results in following the Don’t Break the Chain productivity challenge. What did they choose? Did they succeed? Find out in this episode of The Productivity Lab.

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…