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How do you regain your confidence after launching a failed product? How can you transition from wearing all the hats in a business to delegating tasks? Why is it so important to save your most productive time for your most valuable work?
How do you start a business from your mom’s kitchen? What effect does a supportive partner have on growing a company? And how do you juggle two wildly different businesses that both need your attention?
Why did people use to talk only about “priority” in the singular? What’s a great method for choosing what goal to work on next? And does setting arbitrary deadlines to motivate yourself work?
Why should you learn from experts as well as from people who are just a little ahead of you? How do you capture and keep people’s attention in online trainings? Where do you find the courage to quit your job and start your own business?
Bullet journaling can be very effective. Digital task managers are (obviously) amazing. Which is best—or can we combine the two?
Why is marketing NOT bullshit? What does Karl Marx have to do with how we do business? And why is hourly billing completely nuts?
How can you optimize your cooking and nutrition with project-management skills? What’s working in research, having a PhD, like? Why should you consider a plant-based diet?
Can you be productive working in bursts? Why are iOS and macOS apps better? How can you juggle client work, app development, and teaching?
How can you translate your vision into action? Why can having a mission help you push through resistance? Why shouldn’t you use a coach as your therapist?
How can adding structure make you feel free? How can you proactively process your email? Why is it crucial that your money is doing what you want it to do?
How did Peter go from economic consulting to having a successful online business, by way of burnout?
Which tasks should you immediately eliminate? What can you do if you want to work less? And why you should think like an entrepreneur even if you work in corporate?
Why do you need a “North Star” to measure your productivity by? What’s different about doing creative work (vs. cranking widgets)? Why go for digital minimalism?
Is setting goals necessary? Why will you always feel shitty if you don’t know WHY you want things? Why does clarity come from taking action (and not from ever-more planning)?
How to get stuff done with a toddler around? What time of day should you do your most important work? How do you build a morning routine that works for you?
What is your relationship with your work? How can FOMO help you complete 30-day challenges? What role does your heart play in productivity?
Francesco and I discuss how he reaches out to influential people to collaborate with them; how he keeps productive while having a nine-month old kid; and why he is consolidating the productivity tools he uses.
Saby and I discuss how he found the discipline to write a book in addition to working full time, what motivates him to keep showing up, what his morning routine looks like, and much more.
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