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 1h3m. Bisher sind 119 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 7 hours 38 minutes


episode 119: Productivity & Meditation, with Chris Bailey

Author Chris Bailey joins us to talk about the productivity benefits of meditation, conquering resistance, and the path of least regret.



episode 118: Tasks and Habits

Tasks are great but sometimes the wrong tool. Mike and David make the case that habits are underrated and can help you where projects can not.



episode 117: Roles & Goals

Goals are great, but they aren't enough. In this episode, David & Mike talk about how roles & goals work together and how the hats that you decide to wear are the real foundation of a solid personal productivity system.


 2021-01-19  1h32m

episode 116: The Big Reset

Mike and David take on the new year in their own focused ways as they talk through a workflow for change.


 2021-01-05  1h33m

episode 115: Solving Interesting Problems, with Ernie Svenson

Ernie Svenson joins us to talk about how focus inspired his career change from lawyer to small firm consultant, the importance of getting help, and the value of journaling.


 2020-12-22  1h1m

episode 114: Inputs and PKM Stacks

Inputs! We all have too many of them and not enough of us have a plan for them. In this episode, Mike and David talk about those pesky inputs and how to deal with them.


 2020-12-08  1h28m

episode 113: ADHD and Cognitive Science, with Brittany Smith

Brittany Smith is a cognitive scientist and very focused. She's also diagnosed with ADHD and she has a lot of wisdom to share in this week's episode.


 2020-11-24  1h20m

episode 112: Productivity & Creativity

David & Mike consider the relationship of productivity & creativity and how it shapes the work that they do.


 2020-11-10  1h15m

episode 111: Environmental Focus, with Erik Fisher

Erik Fisher joins us to talk about internal and external distractions, setting up your environment for focused work, dealing with unexpected changes, and building self-awareness.


 2020-10-27  1h26m

episode 110: Focus with Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt joins in to talk about staying focused, drift, scaling back on social media.


 2020-10-14  1h18m