2022 Yearly Themes

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/82xfeq/Ep_66_-_2022_Yearly_Themes7qmto.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Another year another round of themes complete. Themes are an important framework for us here at The Productivity Lab. Unlike resolutions, a theme is more flexible and functions more as Read more…

Deep Work Book Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/2mhsqf/TPL_E65_Deep_Work_mixdown_LUF.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More It’s finally here! Often discussed, finally reviewed: Deep Work by Cal Newport. Deep Work is “the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task.” In this episode, Kyle Read more…

How We Plan

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/z4ea5d/Ep_64_-_How_We_Planb7s1o.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Planning is essential for getting stuff done, some would say it’s just as important as doing. In this episode, Kyle & Mark share their current systems for planning, from the Read more…

Readwise Review

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Kyleban Boards

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/pizqrw/Ep_62_-_Kyleban_Boards6pdwq.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Welcome to our first exclusive episode of The Productivity Lab where we draw inspiration not from the web or books, but from each other. As mentioned in the Our (Strange) Read more…

Morning Pages Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/zvtd8k/TPL_E61-morning-pages_mixdown_LUF.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More How about writing three full pages every morning after you wake up? In this episode, Kyle and Mark review the practice of writing morning pages, a practice started by author Read more…

The Practice Book Review

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Our (Strange) Habits

The spiritual successor to our lost episode: The Quantified Self.

In this episode, Kyle and Mark discuss some of their productivity habits that they are a bit obsessed about and that may be a bit strange to all of you … even us! Get into this discussion to about our strange habits. All of this and more in this episode of The Productivity Lab!

Daybooks

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/vacurb/Ep_58_-_Day_Booksaa1y6.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More In our recent review of Refuse to Choose by Barbra Sher we got interested in a concept brought up a lot throughout the book: the daybook. The daybook, aka the Read more…

Rebroadcast: Scary Fast Book Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/6unrbf/TPL_E57_Rebroadcast_Scary_Fast_mixdown_LUF.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More This is a rebroadcast of Episode 30: Scary Fast Book Review. Today we take a turn from the best sellers list and take a deep dive into the self publishing Read more…