Joe goes to MacStock and sparks a discussion on the subject of conferences. Drew takes a deep dive into the strength of ‘Input’ and the helpful benefits of personality assessments. Also…Joe considers blacksmithing?
Josh doesn’t like sleeping and learned some things about writing without mental reserves. Joe rebranded the Guild and started pulling in content. And both of them digress on finances and chip cards.
Saying No. It’s something neither Mike nor Joe enjoy doing but know they need to embrace. The question is whether or not they can bring themselves to do it.
Are Josh and Joe trading places? And how does one go about marketing themselves without coming across as pushy? Also, they want to share more tidbits. So there’s more tidbits.
Joe gets a new computer, and the purchase sparks some discussion on the merits of the touch bar. It’s…good? Drew provides some iOS 11 note-taking updates, and brings up the topic of Twitter and the idea of meaningful distractions.
Mike Schmitz joins Josh and Joe this round to discuss the new goals they’ve chosen for season two. Which is tricky since Josh started the show with only two goals.
As you can tell by my co-hosting of three different shows, I have embraced my love for podcasting. But, apparently, running three shows of my own isn’t enough. I started doing some interviews on other shows and the first of these to release is my chat with Jay Miller over on the Productivity in Tech podcast.
This round Mike and Joe are joined by Joe’s other podcast co-host, Josh Rensch, to discuss the challenging dysfunctions that teams can be plagued by. It turns out that Josh has a rough backstory about his introduction to this book.
It’s the end of a season, which means Josh and Joe need to go through the last 12 weeks and review their progress. Some things went really well and others were a dumpster fire. But that’s to be expected.
Drew goes to the library, Joe gives an all-important nap update, and the two talk about note-taking habits, memorization, and task managers.
Going after a task with unending motivation. This is something a go-getter has and that Joe and Mike struggled with.
Josh is full of requests this time. He also has a moral dilemma that Joe is unable to help with. But it’s at least interesting to consider.
WWDC 2017 is over, and a new iPad may or may not have been bought. Apple’s updates are discussed, along with the future of productivity and how tech like augmented reality and voice assistants might come into play.
Joe has three thumbs up this week. It’s about time. Josh hates meetings but they both decide to contemplate their goals for the next round.
Josh and Joe are blaming their wives for various things. That’s not always wise but they have a plan forward regardless.
It’s time for a classic that both Mike and Joe have failed to read until now. But they have completed their duty and are no longer in the dark.
Drew learns about soybean breeding and growing up on a farm, Joe learns about long-forgotten 2000s-era technology, and each host considers what got them interested in the topic of productivity and how it’s impacted them today.
Although Joe doesn’t like audiobooks, he has created them. And Josh loves being frozen. There’s also a bit of a personal note in this one.
How do you be creative and does the traditional school system train creativity out of our kids? These are hard questions but this week Joe and Mike explore them.
Joe is finally getting Discourse League back on track. And Josh has excellent intercellular water levels. Throw in an added goal and a tweaked goal and the week is complete.