David Sparks and Mike Schmitz are not nearly as productive as they’d like to be. Join these fellow travelers (and a bunch of special guests) as they share the best ways to get focused, and talk though their successes and failures along the way. Hosted by David Sparks and Mike Schmitz.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 108 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

episode 108: Pruning with Ian Byrd

Educator, speaker, and online course creator Ian Byrd joins Mike and David to talk about quarterly retreats, technology, and focus. David makes a commitment.



episode 107: The Bullet Journal Method, with Ryder Carroll

Bullet Journal Method founder Ryder Carroll joins us to talk about taking time offline, asking the right questions, and finding the the balance between style and substance in getting the right things done.



episode 106: Home Offices with Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam joins the podcast this episode to talk about challenges and opportunities in working from home. Mike and David also break down their ever-evolving shut down routines.


 2020-08-18  1h19m

episode 105: Living the Multipotentialite Life, with Jay Miller

Jay Miller joins us to talk about balancing many interests, transferring your focus as you switch between them, and what it means to live the multipotentialite lifestyle.


 2020-08-04  1h33m

episode 104: Sleep and Sabbaticals

Mike and David cover a lot in this week's episode ranging from David's attempt at a sabbatical to sleep to productivity in virtual reality.


 2020-07-21  1h36m

episode 103: Systems & Challenges

David tweaks his shutdown routine and preps for his sabbatical, Mike unpacks his hybrid productivity system, and they each have their own productivity challenge to complete.


 2020-07-07  1h11m

episode 102: Analog Productivity with Brad Dowdy

The Pen Addict Brad Dowdy joins in to explain how he struggles to stay focused and discovers that he's a time blocker. We also get very nerdy about pens and paper toward the end.


 2020-06-23  1h37m

Taking a Sabbatical, with Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe is back to talk about sabbaticals - and to convince David to take one of his own.


 2020-06-09  1h41m

Staying Focused with Episode 100

It's Episode 100 and Mike and David are looking back and looking forward in terms of focus.


 2020-05-26  1h13m

Working From Home, with Dave Caolo

Dave Caolo joins us to talk about games & productivity, how his bullet journal helps him stay focused, and working from home without going crazy.


 2020-05-12  1h8m