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The world is full of advice, tools, and methods of helping you live a productive and intentional life, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. That's where the we at the productivity lab come in. Join Kyle & Mark every episode as they put the tips, tricks, and methods of getting things done to the test. From cold showers to time tracking, no piece of advice is out of the question.

The Productivity Lab Mark & Kyle

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The world is full of advice, tools, and methods of helping you live a productive and intentional life, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. That's where the we at the productivity lab come in. Join Kyle & Mark every episode as they put the tips, tricks, and methods of getting things done to the test. From cold showers to time tracking, no piece of advice is out of the question.

    Ivy Lee Method

    Ivy Lee Method

    Sometimes our task lists can be overwhelming and you don’t know just where to draw the line. There are many different task triage systems out there from the Eisenhower Matrix to the Rule of 3, in this episode Kyle and Mark put to the test the Ivy Lee Method a system where you pick the six most important tasks each day and do them in order of importance. Can such a simple fix really help you focus? Find out on this episode of The Productivity Lab!







    Resources and Fun Stuff:







    * James Clear – Ivy Lee* Typewise* Anysoft Keyboard* Interception – Quadrant Nine* A Minor Accident – Quadrant Nine* ApexThis* Adobe XD* Scrivener* Vellum* Podcast Movement* Draft2Digital* Toggl Track* Toggle Plan* Toggl Hire* Toggl color update* Grit – Angela Duckworth* Task Matrix – The Productivity Lab* Eisenhower Matrix* Kanban Method – The Productivity Lab* Kanban Method* Ug Monk* Ug Monk – Analogue Productivity Notes







    More from The Productivity Lab







    * TheProductivityLab.show* Follow us on Twitter @ProductiveLab* Check us out on Instagram @ProductiveLab







    More from Mark & Kyle







    * Mark’s personal website: askmark.io* Mark’s Instagram & Twitter* Kyle’s personal website: quadrantnine.net* Kyle’s Instagram & Twitter







    Credits







    Logo & BrandingDesign for The Productivity Lab is provided by Adam Dodson DesignsMusic“Getting it Done” by Kevin MacLeod (a href="https://incompetech.

    • 36 min
    The Kanban Method

    The Kanban Method

    In this episode, Kyle & Mark put The Kanban Method to the test. See what they think on this episode of The Productivity Lab.







    Resources and Fun Stuff:







    * Mark’s Short Stories * Kyle’s Short Stories* How Mark Uses Read Wise* Read Wise* Publish & Thrive Training Course* Scrivener* Draft to Digital* Kanban Method* Agile Methodology* Waterfall Methodology* SCRUM* Trello* Asana* Monday* Notion* Jira* Eatin & Sippin Locally* Todoist* Todoist Karma Levels (Point System) * Digital Only – TPL* Paper Only – TPL* A Year of Experiments – TPL* a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.relay.

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    Technical Difficulties

    Technical Difficulties

    Unfortunately today’s episode has been lost to time. Kyle’s audio file is corrupted and any attempts to recover it have failed so far. We hope to return to the topic of the quantified self again in the future, but for the time being please stand by until our next episode is out.







    And as always, stay productive!

    • 1 min
    Exist App Review

    Exist App Review

    In this episode, Kyle & Mark put the Exist App to work. Does this app help us review and track things that could be affecting our productivity? See what they think on this episode of The Productivity Lab.







    Resources and Fun Stuff:







    * Hello Code* Hello Code Podcast* Larder* Hello Habits* Hello Code: The Way We Run Exist* Hello Code: Use Cases* Hello Code: 4 years of tracking with Exist* NaNoWriMo* ApexThis* Scrivner* Podcast Movement* Paper Mario The Origami King* Toggl* Fitbit* Pi-hole* Mozilla VPN* Quantified Self Wiki







    More from The Productivity Lab







    * TheProductivityLab.show* Follow us on Twitter @ProductiveLab* Check us out on Instagram @ProductiveLab







    More from Mark & Kyle







    * Mark’s personal website: askmark.io* Mark’s Instagram & Twitter* Kyle’s personal website: quadrantnine.net* Kyle’s Instagram & Twitter







    Credits







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    • 46 min
    Scary Fast Book Review

    Scary Fast Book Review

    Today we take a turn from the best sellers list and take a deep dive into the self publishing scene within our work of productivity. In this episode Kyle & Mark review Scary Fast, a little known book by Canadian-American author Brian Michael Stegner. The book promises that the methods it covers will not only make you more productive, but significantly more so.







    How does this book compare to the A listers previously reviewed on the show? What exactly is “scary fast”? And is it really possible to 10x your productivity? All of this and more in this episode of The Productivity Lab!







    Resources and Fun Stuff:







    * Kinesis Freestyle 2 Split Ergonomic Keyboard* SmartDesk 2 by Autonomous* Camp NaNoWriMo* Apex This* The 80/20 Rule (Aka Pareto Principle)* Parkinson’s law* Hyperfocus Book Review – The Productivity Lab* Zipf Mystery – Vsauce* SMART Goals* Notion* Todoist* Cold Showers Review – The Productivity Lab* One Year of Experiments – The Productivity Lab* Zapier* TextExpander* WaitButWhy* The Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris* Getting Things Done by David Allen







    More from The Productivity Lab







    * TheProductivityLab.show* Follow us on Twitter @ProductiveLab* Check us out on Instagram @ProductiveLab







    More from Mark & Kyle







    * Mark’s personal website: askmark.io* Mark’s Instagram & Twitter* Kyle’s personal website: quadrantnine.net* Kyle’s Instagram & Twitter







    Credits







    Logo & BrandingDesign for The Productivity Lab is provided by a rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label=" (opens in a new tab)" href="http://adamdodsondes...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    One Year of Experiments

    One Year of Experiments

    In this episode, Kyle & Mark look back on all the challenges they completed in the lab and rank their favorites and least favorites. Dive into the discussion to see what their thoughts are.







    Resources and Fun Stuff:







    * NaNoWriMo* Camp NaNoWriMo* ApexThis Podcast* Plan with Me vid by Mark* Standing Desk* Ninja Blender* Focus Me* Freedom* Scrivner* NRP’s Up First* Digital Minimalism Book* Google Fi* Chris Do* Scary Fast







    More from The Productivity Lab







    * TheProductivityLab.show* Follow us on Twitter @ProductiveLab* Check us out on Instagram @ProductiveLab







    More from Mark & Kyle







    * Mark’s personal website: askmark.io* Mark’s Instagram & Twitter* Kyle’s personal website: quadrantnine.net* Kyle’s Instagram & Twitter







    Credits







    Logo & BrandingDesign for The Productivity Lab is provided by Adam Dodson DesignsMusic“Getting it Done” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    • 54 min

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