// all posts

2018.06.18
- 45 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew talks about his new business venture, Keyhouse! After Joe introduced Procourse last week, this conversation continues the same dialogue on freelance work becoming something bigger.

2018.06.04
- 41 min -
Joe Buhlig

Joe talks about his new business venture, ProCourse! This leads to a conversation about the natural evolution from freelancer to business owner, and all of the challenges that come with it: Setting goals (or choosing not to), getting buried in email, adding yet-another-Slack channel, and telling people IRL what you do in the first place.

2018.05.30
- 106 min -
Joe Buhlig

It’s time for another classic that both Mike and Joe are a bit embarrassed they haven’t read previously. And it turns out to be a book where the title doesn’t do it justice.

2018.05.21
- 42 min -
Joe Buhlig

Joe transcends the typical mailbox and gets a UPS box of his own. This leads to a conversation about home offices, which leads to a conversation about wanting to appear legitimate, which leads to an unexpected conversation about learning how to take on new roles.

2018.05.09
- 95 min -
Joe Buhlig

Should you think about your family in the same way you think about an organization? And what are the ramifications of the answer to that question?

2018.05.07
- 41 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew has learned from his past mistakes, but is still trying to make everything a bit more optimized. How many times must his desktop overflow before he sets up a file management script or two? Joe shares his own workflows and methods, and the two discuss the ‘work’ that lets you do work more efficiently.

2018.04.23
- 42 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew has some recording difficulties, which leads to a conversation about redundancy and what happens when something breaks. Joe asks some questions brought about from last week’s conversations, and the two reveal their pre-iPhone hardware stances. Then, Joe goes in-depth on his analog task management set up.

2018.04.18
- 94 min -
Joe Buhlig

Don’t have time to read books? Then listen to this! Joe and Mike jump into the topic of a busy culture and what we can do about it.

2018.04.09
- 41 min -
Joe Buhlig

A tech glitch Drew experiences leads to a wide-ranging discussion about tech support, automated cars, and the pros and cons of being an early adopter. Joe is not as convinced about living on the cutting edge.

2018.04.03
- 97 min -
Joe Buhlig

What does the Bible say about productivity? And how does this book compare to other productivity books?

2018.03.26
- 42 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew has some chair problems. Standing desks are discussed, which (of course) leads to a conversation about the future of iPads. Then, Joe discusses his new notes app solution.

2018.03.16
- 99 min -
Joe Buhlig

Knowing your purpose and finding meaning in life can save your life. This episode covers the challenging topic of World War II and escaping concentration camps alive.

2018.03.12
- 40 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew gives Joe a surprise check-in to see how his pen-and-paper task management system is working. A new distraction-less phone is hitting the market, and it leads to a conversation about what distracts us, and the different ways to avoid it.

2018.02.26
- 40 min -
Joe Buhlig

An old topic (from episode 1!) resurfaces. Joe’s been testing out Setapp and gives his perspective. Then, the two talk new apps, email, and when distraction turns into addiction.

2018.02.22
- 105 min -
Joe Buhlig

Mike and Joe have mentioned Mihaly way too often. So it’s about time they covered his book and discussed it directly.

2018.02.12
- 42 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew gets an office that’s juuuust close enough to the street for a passing ambulance to be featured as this week’s special guest. Joe and Drew share their new time banks, talk time-tracking, and distraction.

2018.01.31
- 98 min -
Joe Buhlig

It’s finally here. An episode about how to read a book. And what better way to cover the topic than to read a book about it.

2018.01.29
- 51 min -
Joe Buhlig

The morning routines conversation from the last episode prompts a bit of followup. Drew asks a daunting question: Is it good to have goals? Also, Joe asks Drew about his latest online project.

2018.01.16
- 105 min -
Joe Buhlig

Where does your time go? And do you actually spend it where you think you do? These are tough questions when you dive into it, which is exactly what Mike and Joe do.

2018.01.15
- 51 min -
Joe Buhlig

It’s 2018! How are Joe and Drew spending their mornings? Drew shares about a new upgrade to his analogue game, and Joe asks an interesting question: If you’re a book person, how does it feel to want to share that information with others?

2018.01.13
- -
Joe Buhlig

Josh thinks the iPhone X is too small and doesn’t like it. Joe thinks he’s being ridiculous. And Josh has a pseudo-conspiracy theory.

2018.01.02
- 97 min -
Joe Buhlig

Morning Pages has been an intriguing concept to both Mike and Joe. So they finally jump into the source of the practice. There’s a time commitment involved but they both seem okay with that.

2018.01.01
- 25 min -
Joe Buhlig

Drew needs Joe’s help. It’s about pens.

2017.12.30
- -
Joe Buhlig

Joe is trying to figure out if an iPad is worth it. Josh is doing well at HPS Grad School. Also, you should join the Guild.

2017.12.26
- 68 min -
Joe Buhlig

This round we learn why Mike doesn’t care for this book. Joe picked it only because it’s been popular and it was a listener recommendation. But that doesn’t affect their ratings at all.