Working From Home

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/knx79m/Ep_22_-_Working_From_Home.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More These have been unusual times, it seems that over night we have had to upend our routines habits as a means to help flatten the curve. Many offices have required their employees to work from home including the very offices our hosts Kyle and Mark work at. In this episode of The Productivity Read more…

Digital Minimalism

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/u9ia4r/TPL_E21_minimalism_mixdown_LUF_FINAL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More We’ve read the book on Digital Minimalism, now we put it into practice. While Kyle & Mark don’t go for the full digital detox, we find and identify our existing digital uses and see how we can be intentional with our digital tools. What did Kyle & Mark seek to minimize and how Read more…

Digital Minimalism Book Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/26yufz/Ep_20_-_Digital_Minimalism_Book_Review.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Join us in this episode of The Productivity Lab for our review of Cal Newport’s latest book, Digital Minimalism. In the book Newport pitches the idea of digital minimalism, which is the practice of not overbearing yourself with tech and apps, and using the tech in your life wisely. Kyle and Mark discuss Read more…

Under Desk Bike

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/sefyer/TPL_E19-Bike_mixdown_LUF_FINAL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More In this episode, Kyle & Mark put their legs to work by turning their workstation into a bike? See how peddling throughout their work day impacts their productivity in this episode of The Productivity Lab. Resources and Fun Stuff: Exercise Peddler League of Women Voters Habit Hub This Guy Edits More from The Read more…

Meal Replacements

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/y2wbpv/Ep_18_-_Meal_Replacements.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Do you hate eating? Does stopping for lunch in the middle of your work day bog you down? Do you find eating so many different things on your plate to be a waste of space? Well do we have an episode for you. In this episode of The Productivity Lab, Kyle and Mark Read more…

Daily Themes

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/v75zx2/TPL_ep17-daily_themes_mixdown_LUF_FINAL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Knowing what to work on is hard enough and if you are like us, our task lists are a mix of things forcing us to often perform context switching. What if there was a way to bulk our tasks and combine them for easier execution? In this episode, Kyle & Mark try out Read more…

2020 Yearly Themes

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/r2nymt/Ep_16_-_Yearly_Themes.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More It might be February, but it’s never too late to plan out the year. This time we’re testing a year-long experiment: yearly themes. 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 Read more…

Getting Things Done Book Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/38fc6d/TPL_ep15_getting-things-done_mixdown_LUF_FINAL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Are your projects piling up? Are your task list and to-do lists out of control? Do you find that you are always overwhelmed with the things you need to do? Then you need to listen to our third book review for Getting Things Done. In this episode, Kyle & Mark get heated when Read more…

Episode 14 - Ten(ish) Apps We Can't Live Without

Ten(ish) Apps We Can’t Live Without

http://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fvs7eg/Ep_14_-_TenishAppsWeCantLiveWithout.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More Between last week’s review of Forest and the episode before it on the Mobile Monochrome method, we’ve explored apps that are supposed to limit our phone usages. Instead of trying to avoid our phones this time, we wanted to praise the apps that make us more productive people. In this episode of The Read more…

Forest App Review

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/xqvuhu/TPL_forest_app_mixdown_LUF_FINAL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More In this episode, Kyle & Mark, reeling from their Mobile Monochrome challenge, head back to the land of time tracking and put the Forest App to work. Does this help keep us focused on our tasks? Does it block us from using our mobile devices? See how they fared on this episode of Read more…