My simple method for planning an amazingly productive week
It starts with a notebook.
I've spent a lot of time over many years working on being more productive. I've used most of the popular apps, read books and articles, and obsessed more than a little. While I've found apps helpful in gathering information, they tend to fail in helping me know my real priorities or identifying what's important now.
Over the years, I've discovered that planning my monthly, weekly, and daily priorities in a journal is the best way to know what's important, keeping me focused and productive.
Great leadership reading from this week
What is ‘quiet quitting’? Gen Z is ditching hustle culture to avoid burnout
If you haven’t heard of “quiet quitting” and you lead a team, you need to read this article today.
5 practices to help remote teams minimize confusion and maximize innovation
The best advice in this article is to brainstorm in shared documents.
I Tried Jack Dorsey’s Meeting Best Practice. It Works Brilliantly for Consulting Engagements.
Speaking of shared documents, this approach to meetings is brilliant!
Other great reading from the week
Great podcasts from this week
You 2.0: The Mind's Eye - Hidden Brain - Part of this episode talked about how a narrow focus can help you to perform better and accomplish goals.
E1: The Kidsnatchers - The Sunshine Place - This podcast is pretty wild and incredibly interesting. It covers Synanon, a drug rehab program that became a religion and ultimately (so it seems) a dangerous cult.
My videos from this week
My Podcasts to check out
Tech Talk Y'all - My tech/comedy news podcast.
Real Pink - I host the national podcast for Susan G. Komen. If you want some inspiration or information about breast cancer, give it a listen.
While Daring Greatly - This is the podcast version of my live streams.
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