Episode #10 – Does It Spark Joy?

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Episode #10 - Does It Spark Joy?
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In this latest episode, we share our thoughts on the KonMari method of organizing. This is the method that was conceptualized by Marie Kondo — the now famous, Japanese organizing queen. She has gained much of her popularity, thanks to two best-selling books and starring in the Netflix reality series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” And it’s… Read More »Episode #10 – Does It Spark Joy?

Episode #9A – Mission Impossible: Give Up Your Phone for One Day (Bonus Episode)

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Episode #9A - Mission Impossible: Give Up Your Phone for One Day (Bonus Episode)
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Today we take on device addiction. We all have some level of addiction to our phones especially people like us who use our phones to help us be more productive. We delve a little deeper into some of the reasons why reliance on our devices… Read More »Episode #9A – Mission Impossible: Give Up Your Phone for One Day (Bonus Episode)

Episode #9 – How Do You Feel About Rules?

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Episode #9 - How Do You Feel About Rules?
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Generally speaking, if you don’t mind us saying it … rules RULE! We love rules especially when they help us manage our time better. But we also know that if they are too restrictive, they can get in the way of productivity.  In this episode, we… Read More »Episode #9 – How Do You Feel About Rules?

Episode #8 – Task Management Apps To Get Stuff Done!

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Episode #8 - Task Management Apps To Get Stuff Done!
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Today we get into the nitty-gritty details of a few of our favorite task management apps. We both share a great fondness for writing down things that we need to remember. But having a digital version of “writing things down” that also includes a reminder… Read More »Episode #8 – Task Management Apps To Get Stuff Done!

Episode #7 – Managing Life Transitions

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Episode #7 - Managing Life Transitions
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Both Deb and Cris are in the middle of two different but equally tough life transitions. Deb is dealing with her home renovation and Cris is figuring out the intricacies of moving into a house with her new partner and children … situations that are… Read More »Episode #7 – Managing Life Transitions

Episode #6 – Book Club: “Finish” by Jon Acuff

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Episode #6 - Book Club: “Finish” by Jon Acuff
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Cris Sgrott and Deb Lee are your Productivity Lovers. You may have heard Cris rave about the book “Finish” by Jon Acuff in a previous episode. In today’s episode, Cris shares how she came across the book and why she found it to be such… Read More »Episode #6 – Book Club: “Finish” by Jon Acuff

Episode #5 – Do You Pomodoro?

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Episode #5 - Do You Pomodoro?
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Do you find yourself wishing you could be more productive but not sure where to start? Cris Sgrott and Deb Lee, your podcast productivity gurus,  jump into today’s discussion about the Pomodoro Time Management Technique. They share some thoughts on the benefits that they have… Read More »Episode #5 – Do You Pomodoro?

Episode #4 – What’s Your Productivity Binky?

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Episode #4 - What's Your Productivity Binky?
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  Cris Sgrott and Deb Lee are both going through major life changes – Cris is moving house and Deb is renovating her kitchen. They are both struggling to deal with the pressure of things around them be so disorganized – knowing that they both… Read More »Episode #4 – What’s Your Productivity Binky?

Episode #3 – Cris Terrible No Good Very Bad Day

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Episode #3 - Cris Terrible No Good Very Bad Day
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Cris Sgrott had an unfortunate time-management disaster this week – making her late for the episode recording. But as they say – “Every dark cloud has a silver lining…” and her ‘dark’ day, brought about this week’s episode discussion where Cris and Deb come up… Read More »Episode #3 – Cris Terrible No Good Very Bad Day

Episode #2 – We have a “F” word about Inbox Zero

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Episode #2 - We have a "F" word about Inbox Zero
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Cris Sgrott and Deb Lee jump headfirst into a pretty controversial subject in the productivity world – achieving “Inbox Zero”. However minimalist such an inbox promises to be, both Deb and Cris agree that it is an endless battle. In today’s episode, they share some… Read More »Episode #2 – We have a “F” word about Inbox Zero