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Productivity Booster #1: Use Email as Intended

I’ve been asked several times in the past week for tips on how to be more productive. I’m going to post thoughts for comment. Hopefully they’ll help.

Asana is great for tracking tasks across a team. Rather than email tasks, use Asana and keep track of progress as well as discuss the task. You’ll cut down the email ping-pong, sleep easier knowing where people are at on tasks, and declutter your inbox.

A task is implicitly a communication but email wasn’t designed for that kind of communication. Use email as intended…

Team Asana have been running a great challenge to actually go without email. I like it.

For those frustrated by Asana’s lack of offline support, try the weirdly names Hill88 app for Asana.

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Marketo Rules the Marketing Automation World

From VentureBeat… 

  • Loved

That’s how you respond to the haters

A brilliant response to the haters of a TVC that featured a kid with two dads…

  • Connect

Why Stay Somewhere Boring

They are well priced, fun – with better food and service – and are in fascinating locations. Try Art Series Hotels – The Cullen or the Blackman – when visiting Melbourne.

  • Loved

Listening & Learning

I’m lovin a whole range of podcasts at the moment – but Rich Roll’s really stand’s out. The conversations and interviews are outstanding. You can’t help but learn lots and leave inspired.

His latest interview with Osher Ginsberg is brilliant. Go Listen! 

And let me know which Podcasts your are lovin.

My top five:

  1. Rich Roll
  2. Osher Gunsberg
  3. KCRW Press Play & KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic
  4. AVICII Levels
  5. NPR All Songs Considered
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