My Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Day – TPW003
Little things can make a big difference in managing the demands on our time. This episode is a quick flyover of the things that help me on a daily basis.
24 Jul 2014
10 (or so) Ways to Stay Focused – TPW194
What can we do to stay on track when we're struggling to stay focused? This week we look at some possible reasons for that struggle, and some ideas that might help.
13 Jun 2018
Clutter, Minimalism, & Convenience – TPW235
Decluttering is a hot topic these days. For some, the logical outcome of decluttering is minimalism. But who we are matters more than what (or how much) we own. Finding a balance between clutter and convenience can contribute to a productive life.
27 Mar 2019
Things That Make Life Easier – TPW206
What apps, tech, tools, and services do you rely on to make your life easier? I share a few of mine in this episode.
5 Sep 2018
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5 Small Things to Do Every Day This Year – TPW275
Big changes are impressive, but great progress can be achieved by taking small actions consistently. Consider 5 small things to do every day for a more productive year.
1 Jan 2020
The Big Picture: Priorities & Guiding Principles – TPW002
When people think about productivity, they often think about calendars and to-do lists and project management, and all of those things are a big part of what we will discuss in coming episodes. But there's a big difference between being busy and being productive. True productivity requires a purpose to guide the activity. In this episode we talk about a process for coming up with principles to guide our decisions in such a way that our activity is consistent with our true values.
17 Jul 2014
13 Areas to Declutter in Our Homes – TPW203
Want to reduce stress, boost productivity, and enjoy your home more? Let's talk about why, how, and where to declutter our homes.
15 Aug 2018
10 Small Changes You Can Make to Boost Productivity (& One Bonus Tip) – TPW098
You don't have to completely overhaul your life to make progress toward your goals. Small changes can reap big rewards in making a meaningfully productive life.
13 Jul 2016
ADHD & Productivity, with Emily Prokop – TPW080
I think you'll enjoy my conversation with wife, mom, editor, and podcaster Emily Prokop, who shares how attention deficit (ADHD) affects her as an adult, and the tools and techniques she uses to stay on task and accomplish the things that matter to her.
9 Mar 2016
Making the Most of Your To-Do List – TPW145
How well does your to-do list work for you? This episode features 10 tips for making the most of whatever tool you use to manage your tasks.
21 Jun 2017
Remember This: 10 Productivity Principles – TPW247
Some productivity principles are worth being reminded of from time to time. Here are a few that I think are important.
19 Jun 2019
Workplace Productivity – TPW258
What can we do to maximize our productivity at work, wherever our workplace might be?
4 Sep 2019
How I Get Work Done – TPW252
Sometimes when we're looking for ways to get work done, it helps to hear about tools and techniques that have been effective for other people. This week I'm sharing a bit about the tools, systems, and approaches I use to get work done.
24 Jul 2019
How to Renew Your Motivation – TPW227
Are you making progress on your goals for this year, or has progress slowed because you're not consistently taking action? This episode offers ideas on how to reignite your fading motivation so you can keep moving forward to accomplish what matters most to you.
30 Jan 2019
7 Things to Stop Doing This Year – TPW224
Last week we talked about resolutions and goals--things we plan to start doing this year. This week, let's consider some things to stop doing (and what to do instead).
9 Jan 2019
There’s Nothing Wrong with You – TPW238
Making a life that matters has its challenges--for all of us. Can I encourage you to believe there's nothing wrong with you if you struggle sometimes to make it all work the way you think it should?
17 Apr 2019
Get Organized Head First, with Claire Kellems – TPW263
Working mom Claire Kellems' search for order in her chaotic life has led to a blog, a business, and more peace of mind. How she got organized (and how you can too) is the subject of our conversation in this week's episode.
9 Oct 2019
The Lies We Tell Ourselves – TPW068
It's not unusual to face obstacles in the pursuit of our dreams or goals. But how many of those obstacles do we create ourselves? In this episode, I examine some of the lies we tell ourselves and offer some suggestions for counteracting the lies to help you accomplish your goals, no matter how big or difficult they may be.
2 Dec 2015
Productivity Tools – TPW268
What are your favorite productivity tools? I'm sharing 10 of mine on this week's episode.
13 Nov 2019
10 Essentials for Making a Life that Matters – TPW172
If you want to make a life that matters, where do you start? In this episode we're looking at 10 essentials to building a meaningfully productive life.
10 Jan 2018