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 1h5m. Bisher sind 127 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 18 hours 56 minutes


episode 127: Focusing a Team, with Ken Case

Ken Case joins us to talk about how the Omni Group focuses their work teams, the lessons they've learned from forced changes due to COVID, and the benefits of planning for disruption.



episode 126: Productivity vs. Grinding

Mike and David get into note-taking (and note-making), listener feedback, and the pesky problem of productivity vs. grinding.



episode 125: Professional Nerd, with Rosemary Orchard

Rosemary Orchard joins us to talk about juggling projects, automation, kanban boards, and keeping the jobby job.


 2021-05-11  1h29m

episode 124: Reading and Learning

In this episode, Mike and David talk about PKM planets and how they read, process, and learn from books and other media.


 2021-04-27  1h25m

episode 123: A Focus on Time

David & Mike talk about the different ways they track their time, what tools they use, and share the focus & productivity benefits they glean from the process.


 2021-04-13  1h27m

episode 122: Linking Your Thinking with Nick Milo

Nick Milo from *Linking Your Thinking* joins this week to consider the role of focus in idea development and knowledge management.


 2021-03-30  1h27m

episode 121: Analog Focus, with Jeff Sheldon

Jeff Sheldon from Ugmonk joins us to talk about his Analog productivity system, connecting dots, intentional constraints, and being a geek for the details.


 2021-03-16  1h21m

episode 120: Caveday with Jake Kahana

Jake Kahana from Caveday joins to talk about his journey and how Cavedays can help you get your focus mojo back.


 2021-03-02  1h15m

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.


 2021-02-16  1h33m

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.


 2021-02-02  1h42m