Rank #1: Taking Note #1: Michael Hyatt - Take control of your goals in 2017
A new year is a time for new beginnings, whether we’re pursuing a goal, changing careers… or re-launching a podcast. In the premiere episode of Taking Note, leadership mentor Michael Hyatt explains how clarity, discomfort, and courage can help you turn New Years resolutions into lasting achievements.
Jan 09 2017
Rank #2: Taking Note #7: Getting Organized with Joshua Zerkel
Want to be more organized? You want to meet Joshua Zerkel, a Certified Professional Organizer who travels the world running Evernote’s community programs. In the first half of a two-part conversation, Josh reveals the hidden source of organizational frustration, suggests an easy way to gain control over clutter, and tells us how he wound up with such a cool job in the first place.
Jun 20 2017
The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show
The GTD® Virtual Study Group
Unthinkable with Jay Acunzo
Change Your Game with GTD®
Love Your Work
ProdPod, a Productivity Podcast
Tools They Use
The Action Catalyst
The Less Doing Podcast
Read to Lead Podcast
The Paul Minors Podcast: Productivity, Business & Self-Improvement
The Portfolio Life with Jeff Goins
The Cliff Ravenscraft Show | Take Your Message, Your Business and Your Life To The Next Level
Rank #3: Taking Note #5: Tiago Forte's Approach to Productivity
In Part 1 of a two-part conversation with productivity consultant Tiago Forte, we look at the chaos of the modern workplace, the virtues of small-batch productivity vs. deep work, and the system Tiago has devised to organize his thinking in Evernote.
May 22 2017
Rank #4: Taking Note #2: Guy Kawasaki / Evernote News
For the second episode of "Taking Note," we chat with tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki about how he juggles his busy schedule, talk Canva and Apple, and discuss "earning the right to promote" on social media. We also get the lowdown on recent company news from three members of the Evernote management team.
Feb 27 2017
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Rank #5: Taking Note #8: Joshua Zerkel on Organizing and the Evernote Community
In the second half of our conversation, organization expert and Evernote Community director Joshua Zerkel tells us how he structures his time and notes to help him focus. He also explains how his job connects productivity enthusiasts around the world, and how you can get involved.
Jul 11 2017
Rank #6: Taking Note #6: Tiago Forte on Productivity & Provocation
Jun 05 2017
Rank #7: Taking Note #3: Kim Scott and "Radical Candor"
Feedback is hard, but it's essential if we want to learn, grow, and succeed. In this episode, we talk with Kim Scott, author of the book "Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity," about how building a culture of candor at work can help us all become more effective in whatever we do. We also check in with Evernote's Director of Customer Experience to learn how Evernote’s customer support and Help Center are working to address feedback from the public.
Mar 20 2017
Rank #8: Taking Note #4: Kristina Halvorson on Content Strategy
If your organization has an online presence, you'd better be thinking about content strategy. But as Kristina Halvorson of Brain Traffic explains, it's not just a matter of what you say, but how well your content serves your readers or customers. Kristina explains the fundamentals and more in an engaging interview. We also hear from Beat Bühlmann, Evernote's GM of EMEA, who tells us about his system of personal development. Beat's "Swiss PDP Approach" goes beyond standard concepts of work/life balance to get to the center of who we are as individuals.
Apr 24 2017
Rank #9: Taking Note #9: Jess Lee on Company Culture
- [1:20] What does Jess’s work week typically look like?
- [2:00] What motivates Jess?
- [2:30] How did Jess end up working for Google?
- [4:00] What is Polyvore?
- [6:10] What skills from her time at Google did Jess bring to Polyvore?
- [6:50] When Jess first joined Polyvore, there were only 4 people on the team. Over time, they grew to 125 people.
- [7:20] What kind of important leadership lessons did Jess learn as Polyvore was growing?
- [8:00] It took Jess a while to figure out what her leadership style was and how to lead authentically.
- [9:35] If you’re not an experienced CEO, surround yourself with awesome and inspiring people, to help you fill in the gaps.
- [10:20] As an introvert, how does Jess survive in an extrovert-dominated environment?
- [11:55] What is Jess most proud of from her time at Polyvore?
- [12:55] Jess is now in venture capital, why the shift?
- [14:20] How does Jess help entrepreneurs save time?
- [14:55] What areas of innovation have Jess’s attention right now?
- [16:55] What are some of the biggest roadblocks to companies trying to innovate?
- [18:30] How can companies welcome innovation when they start to get larger than life?
- [20:00] When does an entrepreneur know they have a ‘good’ idea?
- [20:40] About to start your first company? Build something useful, and delightful! Also remember, good companies take a while to grow. Polyvore was an 8.5 year journey.
- [22:25] Why is it still difficult for women to get ahead in the tech industry?
- [24:55] How can we fix toxic culture?
- [26:45] How does culture impact innovation and creativity?
- [28:45] From a VC standpoint, what does Jess look for in a company?
- [30:25] Empathy is important in business. You need to be able to put yourself in other people’s shoes.
- [33:50] What is Jess’s daily routine?
- [36:10] How does Jess manage information overload?
- [36:40] Fun fact: Jess is a huge fan of comics and anime!
- [38:25] What’s next for Jess?
Aug 22 2017
Rank #10: S2 E2: Take Charge of Your Growth: Michael Hyatt & Marvell Allen
Too often, we let life become something that happens to us, rather than something that comes from within. We forget that we can be in control of ourselves. And we forget that the people around us can help, if we just take the time to build strong relationships.
So how do we break out of our ruts and regain clarity? How do we reclaim those dusty, forgotten goals we might have set back in January, or even decades ago? And how do we build the trust and influence that will get others on board, so those goals can become a reality? In this episode of Taking Note, we’ll hear from two experts who can guide us there.
First, we invited leadership mentor Michael Hyatt to tell us how we can reconnect with our goals and have the best year ever, no matter what month you start counting from.
Then, we’ll hear a conversation with Marvell Allen, a coach who helps people discover their leadership potential in the office, regardless of experience or job title.
Apr 04 2018