Tuesday, January 29, 2013

How skiing a difficult slope helps tackle big problems - Productive! Show episode 51

A problem too big to get around? Here's an idea from my recent ski trip: (1) get out of your comfort zone and (2) improve upon your previous performances. Good luck!

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Interview with Augusto Pinaud for the Productive! Magazine #14

Productive! Magazine #14 is almost there! Here's a sneak peek for you: I'm interviewing Augusto Pinaud - a 20 minute interview we did with Augusto for the issue 14 of the Productive! Magazine where we talk about productivity and "getting things done" tips and tricks.
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Productive iPhone 5 Review - To Buy or not To Buy? Productive! Magazine Show #49

Michael "Nozbe" Sliwinski recording a quick video review of the iPhone 5 and whether to buy it or not... if it improves my productivity or not... still undecided but because of the higher processing power (for videos) and HD front face camera (for recording shots like this one) and most of all, the larger screen - and what do you think?
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Monday, August 13, 2012

Graham Allcott interview for the Productive! Magazine #13 (Show #48)

Graham Allcott, author of a great book "How to Be a Productivity Ninja" talks to Michael Sliwinski, editor of the Productive! Magazine and founder of Nozbe time and project management app about productivity hacks, focus, attention management and zen-like calm... they discuss ninja-tricks and tactics that will help you get more done every single day. Full interview with Graham will be available in the August 2012 issue (#13) of the free Productive! Magazne (available as PDF and iPad app).
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

My must-have iPad accessories for the road (Productive! Magazine Show #47)

As I'm now working mostly on my iPad (and traveling only with the iPad) I need to carry these accessories for my business travel. Locally I just take my iPad even without the external keyboard, but when there's a hotel and sleep-over involved, here's my gear! Episode #47 of the Productive! Magazine Show with Michael Sliwinski.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Why Responsive Web Design matters - Productive Show Episode #46

We're increasingly mobile nowadays and access the web from our smartphones and tablets it's time to make sure our web sites are "Responsive" and adapt to each device perfectly. We did it with Nozbe.com web site and now we're moving beyond to our other web sites.
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Scanning Business Cards using Photobooth on the Mac (or iPad) - Productive! Show #45

When you're at a conference you are exchanging lots of business cards with people very often. I know I do. That's why it's really important to process these cards really quickly and add them to your system. I use Photobooth and Evernote on my Mac and iPad. How do you do it?
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Interview with Jason Womack for the Productive! Magazine #12

I'm privileged to have been interviewing Jason Womack of the Jason Womack Company, ex-David Allen Company Senior Trainer for GTD, fantastic productivity person and a very optimistic one at that! And a great athlete. More detailed conversation with Jason can be found in the upcoming issue #12 of the Productive! Magazine. The magazine will be up next week!
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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Dual-monitor setup for twice the productivity - #43 Productive! Magazine Show

When I'm at my home office I work on two screens at a time - one big screen (Apple Thunderbolt Display) hooked up to my Macbook Air - helps me arrange apps and get stuff done quickly, shifting my eye focus from one window to another without actually switching the apps.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

I'm still standing! Stand-up desk and productivity - Show #42

Aren't you sitting too much? In the office, in the car, at home after work? Have you ever considered standing while working? I'm Michael Sliwinski of Nozbe.com and Productive! Magazine and I have been working standing these last two months and I love it. Here's how I prepared the stand-up desk setup and how I'm doing it. Hope this helps you decide to at least give it a try!
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