OK Productive

OK Productive

okproductive.com
a podcast of banter and being productive enough.


036. When to Quit
Dec 22, 2019 • 33 min
We’re putting the show on hiatus, so how did we make the decision and what have we learned?
035. Year in Review, 2019
Dec 8, 2019 • 50 min
Some reflection on our OK 2019 and a glimpse at 2020
034. Crafting a Great Email, with Laura Lopuch
Nov 24, 2019 • 36 min
Laura Lopuch shares how to craft a great email and get the responses you want.
033. Writing to Stand Out, with Sophia Dagnon
Nov 10, 2019 • 45 min
Positioning yourself and your product to stand out in the market
032. Flash Fiction with Allison Spooner
Oct 27, 2019 • 34 min
Author Allison Spooner shares tips and tools to complete your writing
031. Clear your Calendar! with Justin Jackson
Oct 13, 2019 • 49 min
Clearing your calendar can boost productivity, from the co-founder of Transistor.fm
030. Neuroplasticity with Tim Mitra
Sep 29, 2019 • 32 min
Tim Mitra shares simple approaches for learning at any age
029. Public Speaking
Sep 15, 2019 • 43 min
Simple tips to become a better public speaker
028. Event Planning with Jessica D’Amico
Sep 1, 2019 • 53 min
Tips for planning events and building communities, from the organizer of PeersConf
027. Productive Creativity with Pete Sena
Aug 18, 2019 • 45 min
Growing creative skills, with the founder of Digital Surgeons
026. Morning Momentum - The Post-Sleepy Episode
Aug 4, 2019 • 29 min
Erik and Leo revisit sleep habits and how to build momentum for the day
025. Productive Podcasting
Jul 20, 2019 • 34 min
This is how we make a podcast that doesn’t require every ounce of our attention.
024. Mid-Year Grab Bag and Review
Jul 6, 2019 • 34 min
We’re halfway through 2019, so Erik and Leo follow up on goals and habits they’ve set for the year.
023. 3 Hat Productivity with Christian Genco
Jun 22, 2019 • 53 min
Christian Genco explains how splitting work into three responsibilities helps him avoid distractions and get more done.
022. Journaling with Will Gant
Jun 9, 2019 • 43 min
Erik and Leo talk with Will Gant from the Complete Developer Podcast about journaling and how it helps with his productivity and progress.
021. Staying Organized with Idea Management
May 26, 2019 • 32 min
Erik and Leo talk to Jonathan Baillie Strong of ComDev Media about organizing ideas, talks, emails, and more.
020. Multitasking
May 11, 2019 • 38 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about multitasking, how to avoid it and keep attention.
019. The Optimization Trap
Apr 27, 2019 • 39 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about avoiding optimization and having a goal in mind to optimize.
018. Atomic Habits by James Clear - Part 2
Apr 14, 2019 • 22 min
Part 2 of 2. We review Atomic Habits by James Clear
017. Atomic Habits by James Clear - Part 1
Mar 30, 2019 • 30 min
Part 1 of 2. We review Atomic Habits by James Clear
016. Productivity Apps Episode
Mar 17, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about some of their favorite productivity tools and apps.
015. The One Thing Episode
Mar 2, 2019 • 30 min
Leo and Erik talk about the one big thing above all else that has had the biggest positive impact on their productivity.
014. Project Breakdown Episode
Feb 23, 2019 • 27 min
Leo and Erik talk about how to break down large projects into smaller tasks: how to know your limitations, how to whittle away into small tasks, how to schedule and prioritize… also a little twitter exercise
013. Productive Parenting Episode
Feb 2, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about how to be a productive parent, and not just being productive with your kid, but also how to get the business work done while parenting. What does it mean to be a productive parent or to be productive while…
012. Saying No Episode
Jan 26, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about when to say no to new projects and helping others. We talk about having healthy boundaries and avoid taking on too many responsibilities.
011. Year in Review Episode
Jan 18, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about Year-in-Reviews how they do them, what challenges they face, and how their 2018 went. Music by Murkok from Fugue.
010. Dealing with Time Wasters Episode
Jan 16, 2019 • 24 min
While Leo deals with a cold (excuse his voice), Erik explains time wasters, how to find them, and how to avoid them.
009. Working On Your Own Episode
Nov 12, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik talk about their experience working on their own and staying sane. They give tips on knowing if you are the right fit, how to be prepared financially, how to stay organizing, and maintain a reasonable revenue as freelancer or…
008. Travel Tips Episode
Aug 30, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, Erik Gillespie and Leo Dion give some travel recommendations depending on your situation. Whether you are looking to budget travel on a family vacation or its business travel to a conference, this episode has some great tips on being a…
007. List #2 – Top Apps Episode
Jun 29, 2018 • 37 min
In the second part of our episode, Leo goes over the productivity apps he uses for time tracking, scheduling, todo lists, reminders, and note-taking.
006. List #1 – Top Disciplines Episode
Jun 4, 2018 • 28 min
In the first of a two-part episode, Erik discusses his list of top disciplines which have helped him the most.
005. Quick Decision Episode
May 10, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode, Leo and Erik discuss how to make decisions quickly and what are the factors which help making the right decision.
004. The Power of Habit Book Club Episode
Apr 29, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, we review The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.
003. Goals and Actions Episode
Mar 13, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode, we expand on goals and resolutions and Leo’s thoughts on how to get there. Erik talks about his motivations for reaching goals. And lastly, we have a homework assignment for our audience.
002. New Year’s Episode
Dec 30, 2017 • 29 min
In the second episode, we talk about reaching “good enough” as opposed to perfection, Leo talks about his views on New Year’s resolutions, and Erik talks about his personal goals for the year.
001. A Sleepy Episode
Dec 21, 2017 • 26 min
In the first episode, we talk about our rough goals for the podcast, how Erik’s low-key weekend went, as well as how good sleep habits help our productivity.