28 episodes

Interested in learning more about making the best use of your time and establishing your best personal workflows? So are Rosemary Orchard and Scotty Jackson. Join them as they discuss ways of thinking, working, and using technology solutions to achieve more and feel good about doing their best work.

Nested Folders Rosemary Orchard & Scotty Jackson

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Interested in learning more about making the best use of your time and establishing your best personal workflows? So are Rosemary Orchard and Scotty Jackson. Join them as they discuss ways of thinking, working, and using technology solutions to achieve more and feel good about doing their best work.

    Episode 27: The Two Minute “Rule”

    Episode 27: The Two Minute “Rule”

    Rose and Scotty discuss the adherence (or not) to the classic two minute rule of Getting Things Done. We talk about context (not always in the GTD sense), actions vs. goals, and the modernization of productivity systems as they relate to this guideline.
    We mention:

    Getting Things Done
    Two Minute Rule
    GTD Live Seminar
    OmniFocus
    OmniFocus Automation

    • 23 min
    Episode 26: Rose’s Agenda Setup

    Episode 26: Rose’s Agenda Setup

    Our thanks to Agenda for sponsoring this first of two special episodes, where Scotty interviews Rose about her setup and usage of Agenda for Mac and iOS.
    Important links:

    Agenda
    Agenda Community
    x-callback-url Support/Reference

    Rose’s Shortcut for adding notes to a project in Agenda
    Apps Rose uses together with Agenda:

    Pushcut
    Data Jar
    OmniFocus
    DEVONthink

    • 26 min
    Episode 25: Stack of Agreements

    Episode 25: Stack of Agreements

    Rose and Scotty discuss what agreements help fuel collaboration across time zones, locations, teams, and ways of working.
    Things we mention and love:

    Nested Folders episode 16: The Maker and the Manager
    Google Docs
    Slack
    Dropbox
    Scrivener
    CalZones
    WhenWorks
    Calendly
    Marvin the Paranoid Android
    Build Your OmniFocus Workflow

    • 32 min
    Episode 24: The Power of No

    Episode 24: The Power of No

    Rose and Scotty discuss the importance of saying no as a way of limiting commitiments, creating a platform for collaboration, and playing metaphorical Jenga.
    Some things we mention:

    Talking to Strangers, by Malcolm Gladwell
    Jenga
    OmniFocus
    AirTable

    • 29 min
    Episode 23: Rose’s DEVONthink Setup

    Episode 23: Rose’s DEVONthink Setup

    A very special thank you to DEVONtechnologies for sponsoring this bonus episode of Nested Folders. In it, Scotty interviews Rose and explores her setup, architecture, and usage of DEVONthink to organize her projects, studies, reference material, version control, and life.
    Follow our special link to the DEVONtechnologies website to enjoy a 10% discount on any of the editions of DEVONthink, a special for listeners of Nested Folders!
    Other apps that complement Rose’s use of DEVONthink:

    DEVONthink Reminders
    Send to DEVONthink action for Drafts
    Yoink
    PopClip
    DEVONthink browser extensions
    Zapier
    IFTTT
    Hazel
    Shortcuts

    Scotty’s setup is available on Nested Folders episode 20.

    • 29 min
    Episode 22: Structure

    Episode 22: Structure

    Rose and Scotty talk about creating structure in the course of a pandemic, or in any kind of context where lines between activities can blur because of environmental factors or not changing physical spaces.
    Some things we mention and love:

    Donut
    Day One
    OmniFocus
    Agenda
    Streaks
    Scotty’s journaling stack
    Learn Klingon
    AirTable
    Automators #47: The Daily Brief
    Nested Folders episode 21: Boundaries
    Nested Folders episode 16: The Maker and the Manager
    Getting Things Done trigger list

    • 35 min

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