Jul 14, 2016
Joe Buhlig
7:45
Jul 14, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I have a lot going on with a number of new projects taking off. But with new doors opening, a few doors need to be closed.

Jun 22, 2016
Joe Buhlig
16:51
Jun 22, 2016
Joe Buhlig

If you create content in any form and have dabbled in multiple mediums, you’re left with a decision about which method of consumption is best for the topic you want to present.

Jun 15, 2016
Joe Buhlig
17:38
Jun 15, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I’m pushing pen addict status. I don’t think I’m there yet, but I do have three fountain pens that I thoroughly enjoy using.

Jun 8, 2016
Joe Buhlig
15:19
Jun 8, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I sometimes listen to books via audio but there are a couple flaws with audiobooks that have me avoiding them when I can.

Jun 1, 2016
Joe Buhlig
17:21
Jun 1, 2016
Joe Buhlig

What you do for your morning and evening rituals doesn’t have to match what others do. The top 10 things that highly successful people do in the morning may derail your day entirely.

May 25, 2016
Joe Buhlig
20:33
May 25, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Since starting to exclusively write with pen and paper, I’ve added a dedicated writing desk to my office. This week I explore the pros and cons of using multiple desks in my office.

May 18, 2016
Joe Buhlig
24:33
May 18, 2016
Joe Buhlig

As I learn how to handle the good and bad that comes from being ADHD, I’ve learned the power of reading books over articles.

May 11, 2016
Joe Buhlig
29:44
May 11, 2016
Joe Buhlig

It’s been a while since I’ve shared my entire GTD structure. And now that I’m rereading the book, I figured it would be a good idea to share what I’m currently doing before it changes.

May 4, 2016
Joe Buhlig
18:12
May 4, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I’ve been actively exploring why I am big into productivity for the past two months. In part, that led me to seeing a counselor and discovering a missing piece to my mental puzzle, even though it’s likely obvious to most.

Apr 27, 2016
Joe Buhlig
21:40
Apr 27, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Markdown has become a major part of how I do all of my writing despite being a web developer. It has a lot of benefits even if you know how to write the HTML itself.

Apr 20, 2016
Joe Buhlig
38:22
Apr 20, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Mike Schmitz joins me this week to talk through the use of analog tools and how that can help us understand when and where to use the appropriate digital tool.

Apr 13, 2016
Joe Buhlig
21:24
Apr 13, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Here’s an update on the new TextExpander pricing and a deep dive into why I wrote a script that shuffles my tasks. That’s right. There’s a big benefit to randomizing a task list.

Apr 6, 2016
Joe Buhlig
19:57
Apr 6, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I go on a rant about building websites instead of apps. That leads me to a subsidiary rant about the polarizing changes to TextExpander.

Mar 30, 2016
Joe Buhlig
23:05
Mar 30, 2016
Joe Buhlig

When you have a large amount of data available, it’s easy to be paralyzed in making a decision about how to analyze it. The same is true when you have a lot of tasks and little clarity.

Mar 23, 2016
Joe Buhlig
20:37
Mar 23, 2016
Joe Buhlig

In this episode, I go through the ideas behind agile development and applying them to get a minimum viable product out the door. This is exactly how OmniGroup has now gotten to the point of bringing themes back to OmniFocus. Oh, and I completely missed daylight savings.

Mar 16, 2016
Joe Buhlig
18:52
Mar 16, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I’ve slowly drifted away from the mission that gets me excited each day. And that’s due to a lack of focus and alignment with my goals.

Mar 9, 2016
Joe Buhlig
22:32
Mar 9, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I reflect on my tendencies to fall into a procrastination pit. And a reader emailed me about web designers posing as developers so I go off on a rant.

Mar 2, 2016
Joe Buhlig
18:02
Mar 2, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Let’s talk about lurkers. Well, I’ll talk about them. You can just listen. And that’s okay because there’s a lot of value in lurking.

Feb 24, 2016
Joe Buhlig
22:05
Feb 24, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Coming up with ideas doesn’t have to be hard. There are four ways I create new ideas. And I had a moment of insight about being content at a birthday party for our girls.

Feb 17, 2016
Joe Buhlig
20:05
Feb 17, 2016
Joe Buhlig

With my recent move away from Evernote, I’ve made the decision to leave my project codes behind. And although there are serious competitors to Evernote, I’m staying away from them.

Feb 10, 2016
Joe Buhlig
20:03
Feb 10, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Leaving space around the edges of your day can have a major impact on your productivity and happiness throughout the day. Also, I’m glad I don’t have an Apple Watch.

Feb 2, 2016
Joe Buhlig
19:10
Feb 2, 2016
Joe Buhlig

Since I started my business I’ve developed an addiction to checking numbers. But I watched a webinar last week that really changed the game for me and has me hand writing my schedule for the day.

Jan 27, 2016
Joe Buhlig
21:55
Jan 27, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I’ve found that I have a lot of reasons to leave Evernote. In this episode, I talk through those and give a few updates to the articles I’ve written recently.

Jan 20, 2016
Joe Buhlig
14:30
Jan 20, 2016
Joe Buhlig

My Dvorak typing speed is picking up and I’ll be launching a new discussion in two days. Once that’s out, I’ll be going on a code freeze.

Jan 13, 2016
Joe Buhlig
17:11
Jan 13, 2016
Joe Buhlig

I’m looking for a good way to promote online discussions. I share my idea about it and give an update on Dvorak. And what about masterminds?

Jan 6, 2016
Joe Buhlig
18:09
Jan 6, 2016
Joe Buhlig

After an awesome break for Christmas and the New Year, I’m back with a slight change and format to talk about my switch to Dvorak, the bloated web, and resolutions.

Dec 23, 2015
Joe Buhlig
6:02
Dec 23, 2015
Joe Buhlig

Take time off this holiday season. And try not to spend too much time doing support for family. Also, don’t miss out on the discount for Working with OmniFocus.

Dec 16, 2015
Joe Buhlig
12:48
Dec 16, 2015
Joe Buhlig

Location based lists have a lot of uses. In this episode, I talk about the main ways I use them and how they’ve helped me in the past. There’s also some follow-up to my time tracking mechanism.

Dec 9, 2015
Joe Buhlig
16:12
Dec 9, 2015
Joe Buhlig

The way people structure their morning routine can easily dictate your motivation for the day. But what happens when you can’t control the circumstances around your morning? What about kids?

Dec 2, 2015
Joe Buhlig
12:54
Dec 2, 2015
Joe Buhlig

I’m starting to track my time. I’ve struggled with this in the past, but now I want to tie it to dollars. I want to know where my time is best spent.

Nov 18, 2015
Joe Buhlig
9:44
Nov 18, 2015
Joe Buhlig

I have more ideas than I can keep track of. And this is the whole of my creative process from idea development to storage.

Nov 10, 2015
Joe Buhlig
16:40
Nov 10, 2015
Joe Buhlig

A quick overview of how I see the higher Horizons of GTD and why they are important. Also, I talk about why I think our babysitter is awesome.

Oct 27, 2015
Joe Buhlig
21:20
Oct 27, 2015
Joe Buhlig

Before I got into OmniFocus, I used Evernote for GTD. I had a few different structures, but I think I ended with a simple setup that worked well for me before I outgrew it.

Oct 20, 2015
Joe Buhlig
14:02
Oct 20, 2015
Joe Buhlig

I’ve avoided ads in my creative work from the beginning. But there’s a lot of pressure to use them as a way to make an income. In this episode, I explain why I don’t plan to change.

Oct 13, 2015
Joe Buhlig
16:32
Oct 13, 2015
Joe Buhlig

I can’t believe I’ve started journaling every day. I’ve always equated journaling with writing in a diary, which is not for me. But the effects of not journaling caught me off-guard.

Oct 6, 2015
Joe Buhlig
20:21
Oct 6, 2015
Joe Buhlig

I’ve started waiting to upgrade operating systems and hardware when new releases are available. My impulse is to upgrade immediately, but I’ve put it off for a variety of reasons.

Sep 29, 2015
Joe Buhlig
18:21
Sep 29, 2015
Joe Buhlig

People are sometimes scared to get into coding because they think it’s complicated to learn. It’s not complicated, so don’t be one of those people. In this episode I talk about how I got into development (with no schooling) and how I pick up new languages.

Sep 22, 2015
Joe Buhlig
17:13
Sep 22, 2015
Joe Buhlig

When you have a new project that you’re doing research on, you need a great way to grab and store that research. Referencing it later can be invaluable and save you the trouble of doing that same research multiple times.

Sep 15, 2015
Joe Buhlig
23:23
Sep 15, 2015
Joe Buhlig

If you’ve made the decision to get into task management, congratulations! But you need to be intentional with getting started. Here’s a look at how I helped my wife put together her pen and paper system the first time.

Sep 8, 2015
Joe Buhlig
17:57
Sep 8, 2015
Joe Buhlig

Creating a checklist for the first time isn’t always easy. And I did it wrong when I created the initial list for this podcast. I did figure out a better way, though.

Sep 1, 2015
Joe Buhlig
11:30
Sep 1, 2015
Joe Buhlig

Ugh. Dealing with water coming into the family room. And of course, I hurt myself and had to have surgery. And surgery leads to pain pills.

Aug 31, 2015
Joe Buhlig
17:13
Aug 31, 2015
Joe Buhlig

In today’s world it’s easy to connect with more than 150 people. This is how keep up with 300+.

Aug 30, 2015
Joe Buhlig
18:09
Aug 30, 2015
Joe Buhlig

If you go through a job change, you’ll need to change your GTD contexts. I walk you through my recent job transition and what I did to determine my new contexts.