Focused 197: Feel Good Productivity

Join Mike and me on this episode of Focused as we consider the role of happiness and joy in meaningful productivity.

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Focused 196: Focus and the Reading Life, with Maryanne Wolf

Cognitive neuroscientist and reading warrior Dr. Maryanne Wolf joins Mike and me on this episode of Focused to talk about the science of reading and how what we read changes our brains.

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Focused 195: The Productivity Field Guide

After several years in production, the Productivity Field Guide is here! Check out this episode of Focused where Mike interviews me about what’s in it, how much went into it, and why it’s so important to me.

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Focused 194: I’d Like to Take a Mulligan

Join Mike and me on this episode of Focused as we reflect on everything that happened in 2023 and share our intentions for 2024.

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Get Your 2024 Focused Wall Calendar (There’s Still Time)

Focused 2024 Wall Calendar

There are a few days left in 2023, so why not get your Focused 2024 wall calendar today?

I’ve had mine for a while now and it looks great. This calendar puts your entire year on the wall so you can see how you’re doing and when you’re busy. I’ve been using them for years, and I find them an excellent way to control the flow of my year.

It’s also been nice for my wife to come into Endor Studios and look at the calendar to see at a glance when I’m available. This would be an excellent tool for anybody working at home or with a team.

We’ve put a lot of work into the design of this calendar over the years, and it’s both functional and attractive.

I always mount mine on foam in the vertical orientation and hang it on the wall.

You can get yours now.

Focused 193: The Problem with Mise en Place, with Justin Khanna

Chef, creator, and entrepreneur Justin Khanna joins Mike and me on this episode of Focused to share focus lessons from the culinary world.

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Did You Order Your 2024 Focused Wall Calendar?

Focused 2024 Wall Calendar

The Focused 2024 wall calendar is available!

It puts your entire year on the wall so you can see how you’re doing and when you’re busy. My daughter often walks into Endor Studios to look at my calendar so she knows when I’m available. This would be an excellent tool for anybody working at home or with a team.

We’ve put a lot of work into the design of this calendar over the years, and it’s both functional and attractive.

If you haven’t done so yet, you can order yours today.

Focused 191: Multi-Scale Planning

Mike and I unpack the concept of multi-scale planning on this episode of Focused, and we share how we are using it to live in alignment with our vision and values.

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The Focused 2024 Wall Calendar is Here

Focused 2024 Wall Calendar

It’s that time of year again and the official Focused 2024 wall calendar is now available and shipping. (I got mine a few days ago.)

I love this calendar. It puts your entire year on the wall so you can see how you’re doing and when you’re busy. I’ve been using them for years, and I find them an excellent way to control the flow of my year.

It’s also been nice for my family to come into Endor Studios and look at the calendar so they know when I’m available. This would be an excellent tool for anybody working at home or with a team.

We’ve put a lot of work into the design of this calendar over the years, and it’s both functional and attractive.

I always mount mine on foam in the vertical orientation and hang it on the wall.

You can get yours now.