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A week of flu made me reassess my productivity and habits

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! The flu knocked me out over the Easter break. Getting sick sucks, but it’s always an excellent chance to relearn some lessons on wellness and productivity. Here are my takeaways after being stuck in bed for a few days. Working Evenings I’ll be the first to admit that I push myself too far sometimes. It’s probably why I got so sick with this flu. Between handling a 9-to-5 job,...

about 22 hours ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! Two weeks ago, I set up a new, recurring meeting at my day job. It’s a bi-monthly meeting between the Engineering and Customer Success departments. Anyone who knows me will know I hate pointless meetings. I’m fully ready for you to reply to this and tell me why meetings are the downfall of productivity! And I’ll probably agree. I will try to explain why this meeting is valuable and...

10 days ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! Imagine having a band where every member is playing from a different sheet of music. The result can be best described as a cacophony. My dad would probably think it’s jazz. Last week, I went to an Emma Stevens gig and she invited my guitarist friend on stage to play. He asked the bass player what key they were in and was told E flat. Due to the lack of in-ear monitors, it took him...

20 days ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! If you’re anything like me, you’re trying to build a business on the side of your 9–5. And if work-life balance feels like a struggle, you’re not alone. Don’t Quit Your Day Job When people think about the entrepreneurial journey, they often think of someone quitting their job and going all in on their business. I can only write about what I know. So if you’re in your 30s with a...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! Last week, I signed up to Medium and said goodbye to 𝕏 👋 Well, I uninstalled 𝕏 off my phone and stopped paying for Premium. Investing in Medium was more than just a change of platform, it was a commitment to support fellow creators like you! And I get to immerse myself in a community passionate about long-form writing. I decided I needed a digital writing sanctuary. Somewhere ideas...

2 months ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! I’ve been dreaming of an app that could neatly bundle up the chaos of my professional and personal life into a tidy, user-friendly package. And now I’ve found it! (If this doesn’t sound like you, feel free to skip this email) Tired of Digital Chaos? Our digital world is like trying to keep up with a three-year-old, hopping between ClickUp accounts, Notion, Slack, and Gmail. And...

3 months ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Hope you're having an amazing Monday! My daughter turned three at the weekend! It’s wild that I’ve been a parent for three years already. Every day, there’s a new challenge. Raising a Three-year-old and Building My Business I look at my daughter and I see how she absorbs absolutely everything. She mimics phrases I say and copies my good and bad habits. Say something enough times, and it’ll become part of her lexicon....

3 months ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Want to save this issue for later? Read it online: https://theproductivedad.com/conquer-procrastination-your-guide-to-unstoppable-productivity/ Procrastination is something we all deal with. Even the ancient Greeks had a word for it: Akrasia. It’s the state of acting against your better judgment. I’ve been putting off writing this newsletter issue for the past week. So, I searched for tips and tricks to stop...

4 months ago • 5 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. Want to read this post online? Read here AI is here for good. At least until a solar flare takes down all our technology and sends us back into the dark ages. But until then, we can use AI to help us write engaging newsletters and social media content. Hemingway might disagree, but we’ll get to that later. The best way I’ve found to use AI to help me write this newsletter is this: Walk the dog and let my mind wander....

4 months ago • 3 min read

Hi Reader 👋 Thanks for joining me on this productivity newsletter venture. ClickUp 3.0 has officially dropped! Want to read this online? Click here. In this issue, we’ll explore the new features of ClickUp 3.0 and how they can improve your workflow. Even if you’re not a ClickUp user, stick around for some insights that you can apply to your app of choice. A New Home With Ample Room to Play Until now, I stayed away from the Home view in ClickUp. It was like trying to make the most of a cramped...

5 months ago • 4 min read
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