Stop scheduling long meetings. You don’t need to have a long meeting to get something accomplished. As a matter of fact, you probably don’t need more than 15 minutes to accomplish most interactions when you’re trying to get something done. Apple is famous for having three-hour brainstorming sessions for their design team, fueled by coffee and creativity. That is a very rare example where spending that much time will continue to give you returns but for most people, our attention spans and our need for information simply don’t warrant having long meetings. Now what do I mean by a long meeting? I find a one-hour meeting to…
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The calendar in the image above is a real calendar, it is not mine but it makes me very envious. This calendar belong to Chris Dancy, known as the most connected (in a technological sense) man in the world. Chris has over 1200 automations setup in Zapier, another things that makes me envious. He collects data from a ton of sources both digital and physical but the most important thing for him is that he doesn’t have to think about any of it. Devices automatically feed data to his calendar, he has a motion sensor on his toilet to track how often he…
A Well Oiled Machine June 11, 2014 When I first started my podcast, it was a ton of work on my part and I was really only able to get out a new episode every month or so. It’s obviously really hard to build traction and an audience without some sort of momentum. Nowadays, I put out an episode each week and everything about the podcast has gotten better. There is better sound, better show notes and transcription, and even videos on Youtube. The highly complex processing of going from recording to publishing is what you see above and what…
Show Notes: Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Youtube. Also Check out Ari’s book “Less Doing, More Living“ Get More Great Content and Full Show Notes with Transcript at LessDoing.com In Episode #73 of The Less Doing Podcast, Ari talks with Ben Greenfield, wellness blogger and fitness coach at BenGreenfieldFitness.com about their upcoming new online course, Double Dads: The Twin Dads Guide to Raising Healthy and Smart Twins. Links from the Show: Fetch Fancy Hands Payments Ben Greenfield Double Dads Podcast Video Double Dads Theranos Reduce Rest Times in Exercise SteakLocker Timely 23andMe Data A Better Way to Eat Hot Dogs Ketonix Fancy Hands brings payments back
Show Notes: Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Youtube. Also Check out Ari’s book “Less Doing, More Living“ Get More Great Content and Full Show Notes with Transcript at LessDoing.com In Episode #71 of The Less Doing Podcast, Ari talks with Shannon Mayhew, blogger at Presence and Prose. We talk about cognitive science, yoga and depression, learning, and even Sesame Street. Links from the Show: Presence and Prose Hardwiring Happiness FancyHands Recurring Tasks Dr. Sara Gottfried’s En*theos Conference BillGuard Vessyl Amy PaperLater Sunburn Resistence Multivitamins (Nutrience discount code $10LESSDOING) Sauna Performance – Sunlighten Examine.com Stack Guides NextDraft Quartz Daily Brief NowThisNews NPR News Hour