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Feb 27th, 2019
How We Manage Our Lives — Notion, Todos, Notes, Focusing, Calendars, Goal tracking, and more!👇 Download Show✏️ Edit Show Notes
In this episode, Wes and Scott talk about life management — the systems and tools for managing all the the busy details of life and work.
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5:00 - Todos
- GTD philosophy
12:31 - Focusing
- Focus app
- Turn off all notifications on iOS and desktop
- Rename apps
- Ask yourself why you feel the way you do
- Should be doing email? Do I need to eat that frog?
- Why do I not enjoy this?
- Sticky note on screen or desk
21:27 - How we track ideas, thoughts, and notes
- Get everything out of your head
- Markdown files
27:23 - Calendar and schedule
- Google calendar
- USB light switch
33:30 - Goal tracking / Life progression
- Keep concepts and ideas in Notion
- Milestones (bigger ideas) are separated
- Use the system that works best for you
36:58 - Fun things with Notion
- What is Notion?
- Cross-linking/referencing between boards
- Episode calendar and possible episodes kanban
- Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
- Bryant Electric USB light switch
- Bear app