Monday, April 21, 2014

How to Find Out Anything (Chapters 1 to 6) - Productivity Book Group

How to Find Out Anything (Chapters 1 to 6) – Productivity Book Group

Productivity Book Group [ http://productivitybookgroup.org ] discussed How to Find Out Anything: From Extreme Google Searches to Scouring Government Documents, a Guide to Uncovering Anything About Everyone and Everything [ http://amzn.to/1e6wFOc ], Chapters 1 through 6 by Don MacLeod. The author is a seasoned law librarian who has been an active participant in the Law Libraries Association of…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Eat That Frog - Productivity Book Group

Eat That Frog – Productivity Book Group

Productivity Book Group [ http://productivitybookgroup.org ] discussed Eat That Frog: Get More of the Important Things Done Today, [ http://amzn.to/1aWo3lq ] by Brian Tracy. Enjoy the discussion!

NOTES:

(Please listen to understand the context of the resources provided. If we missed something, please comment on the episode and let us know!)

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Ready for Anything: Part IV: Relax and Get in MotionProductivity Book Group [ productivitybookgroup.org ] discusses in this episode, Part IV (Chapters…View Post

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Ready for Anything: Part II: Chapters 14-26Productivity Book Group [ productivitybookgroup.org ] discussed Part II (Chapters 14-26) of the…View Post

Ready for Anything: Part II: Chapters 14-26

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

My Month in Productivity - March 2013

My month in Productivity for March 2013. Enjoy!

#ProdChat Transcripts

March 6, 2013 - Myth of Multitasking ::http://storify.com/rsidneysmith/prodchat-03-06-2013-myth-of-multitasking

March 13, 2013 - Project Planning (guest-hosted by the self-defined productivist, +Augusto Pinaud  (http://augustopinaud.com)) ::http://storify.com/rsidneysmith/prodchat-03-13-13-project-planning

March 20, 2013 - Procrastination (guest-hosted by the always-remarkable productivity consultant, Natalie M. Houston (http://nmhouston.com)) :: http://
storify.com/rsidneysmith/prodchat-03-20-2013-procrastination

March 27, 2013 - All About Paper! ::http://storify.com/rsidneysmith/prodchat-03-27-13-all-about-paper

TwoMinuteRule.com

Margaret Winn shared a great account in her article entitled, “Outcome Thinking, Next Actions and Old Family Audio Files” ::http://twominuterule.com/post/45207846607/outcome-thinking-next-actions-and-old-family-audio

ProdPod episodes

I haven’t been as steady with my podcast episodes going out as I would like, but I’ll fix that as of this week. Stay tuned! 

Episode 57 — Banish New Year’s Resolutions! ::http://prodpod.net/2013/03/12/prodpod-episode-57-banish-new-years-resolutions/

Episode 58 — Paperless 2013 :: http://prodpod.net/2013/03/14/prodpod-episode-58-paperless-2013/

Episode 59 - Habit (poem) :: http://prodpod.net/2013/03/19/prodpod-episode-59-habit/

Episode 60 — Personal Life Action Negotiation (PLAN), Part One ::http://prodpod.net/2013/03/27/prodpod-episode-60-personal-life-action-negotiation-plan-part-one/

Episode 61 — Personal Life Action Negotiation (PLAN), Part Two ::http://prodpod.net/2013/03/28/prodpod-episode-61-%e2%80%94-personal-life-action-negotiation-plan-part-two/


Productivity Book Group

This is a new virtual reading group for all things productivity and related genres of books. We meet for a live call, and they’re archived so you can listen back if you miss a discussion (and subscribe on iTunes). More details at http://productivitybookgroup.org

Wow! We have gone through three episodes already of Productivity Book Group and we’re almost completely through Getting Things Done by David Allen. Here are the archives of episodes one through three. Thanks to everyone who has joined the live calls!

March 2, 2013 - Getting Things Done: Part 1: The Art of Getting Things Done: Introduction and Chapters 1-3 ::http://productivitybookgroup.org/2013/03/02/getting-things-done-part-1-the-art-of-getting-things-done-introduction-and-chapters-1-3/

March 17, 2013 - Getting Things Done: Part 2a: Practicing Stress-Free Productivity: Chapters 4-6 ::http://productivitybookgroup.org/2013/03/17/getting-things-done-part-2a-practicing-stress-free-productivity-chapters-4-6/

March 30, 2013 - Getting Things Done: Part 2b: Practicing Stress-Free Productivity: Chapters 7-10 ::http://productivitybookgroup.org/2013/03/31/getting-things-done-part-2b-practicing-stress-free-productivity-chapters-7-10/


Upcoming This Month

Getting Things Done NYC Productivity Group meets on April 18th at 7:30pm (http://meetup.com/gtdnyc) and in addition to our normal, fantastic Meetup agenda, we have a special guest expert, Lilli Weisz (http://lilliweisz.com), presenting, “How to Become a GTD Superstar with Evernote.” If you’re in New York on April 18, please join us!

We have lots of great guests and topics upcoming on #ProdChat:

TODAY, 8PM EDT, +Jim McCullen will be discussing #email +#GTD + #Outlook using his **Control Your Day* method outlined in his book: http://controlyourday.net.

On April 10, we’ll have +Kenna Griffin guest-hosting for me on the topic of “Productive Parenting.”

On April 17, our fellow Productivity Community member, +Mike Vardy, joins us to talk about his brand of productivity!

Finally, on April 24, we’ll close out April discussing “Filtering Media” for greater productivity. 
 
Productivity Book Group - our next live call is April 13, 2013, 12:00pm EST, where we’ll be discussing the final part of Getting Things Done by David Allen - Part 3: The Power of Key Principles | Chapters 11-13 / Conclusion - http://goo.gl/FWQBw

Here’s to your productive life!