Getting Things Done with Nozbe Productivity Blog

Thursday, November 16

How to effectively complete a weekly review and save 2 hours per month

I wrote this post to show you how I transformed my weekly review in the GTD style. It saves me two hours total each month, which I can now devote to things I enjoy outside of work. Read on and try it yourself.

Matt's Review

Tuesday, November 14

Perfect Weekly Review: Friday Revolution Tips & Tricks - free webinar with Michael Sliwinski

The fact that you are reading this invitation means you want to optimize your workflow and review it regularly. That’s great! Perhaps your to-do list is long and you're trying to find a way to control it, or perhaps you want to manage your workload better to maximize efficiency. If so, our upcoming webinar is definitely for you!

Monday, November 13

Ask Michael S03E11: Nozbe in teams

What does Nozbe offer for collaboration? What can you achieve by inviting someone to your Nozbe team? And what will happen when you do that? All of this in today's “Ask Michael” episode!

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Friday, November 10

Triathlons, Panamá and iPhone X - October episodes of "The Podcast"

The Podcast is a weekly conversation between Michael (our CEO) and Radek (Nozbe VP Apple.) Usually they talk about books, business, productivity, technology and more. In October our hosts take you on a fascinating trip to Panamá, weigh up the pros and cons of the new iPhone, and explain how to get into triathlon racing.

The Podcast - October 2017

Thursday, November 9

Incredibly simple guide to prioritizing your day

Most of my clients are completely overwhelmed when it comes to work. They are typically over committed and under organized, so when it comes time to get things done, very often they don't know where to begin. They open their productivity app of choice and glance at their Priority or “Due" list and don't know where to begin because they have 35 tasks “due” today. This is an easy habit to get into and thankfully there is an easy solution, with two ways to mitigate this problem.


Tuesday, November 7

Did we have fun at Nozbe reunion? See yourself

Working remotely has many advantages over traditional "office mode". One of them is the way we truly can't wait to meet in person at the company reunions. Watch this short video showing how Nozbe team spent time during the last get-together in Wrocław.


Monday, November 6

Ask Michael S03E10: Instant communication

In this episode, Michael examines the need for instant communication on teams and explains how it works in our company – or, to be precise, how we avoid it as much as possible.

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Monday, October 30

Ask Michael S03E09: Successful communication with customers

Our use of the Pyramid of Communication is not limited to just internal collaboration; we also employ the general rules of successful communication in our Customer Support. Listen here to learn why it's crucial to set expectations for your clients!

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Thursday, October 26

Processing your Inbox - Part 8 of our monthly FAQ blog post series

Welcome back to our FAQ series in which we answer popular questions that our users ask us in their emails. This month we tackle a crucial topic concerning processing your inbox and arranging the tasks you save there in appropriate projects.

Processing the Inbox

Tuesday, October 24

Finding meaning in everyday activities - beating burnout at work

Relentless work stress and routine gradually push you into burnout? It is a serious problem that affects not just your own performance and well-being. See how you can reinvent yourself on the job and rediscover what initially attracted you to this profession.

Beating burnout

Monday, October 23

Ask Michael S03E08: E-mail communication with clients

How do we communicate with clients? We use e-mail and video apps, as they are the most effective ways to help our users. That's what this episode is all about.

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Friday, October 20

Master your projects using Gantt charts and learn how to write a book - brand new templates

Use the following step-by-step guides to boost your productivity with Gantt charts and make your dream to write a book come true. Adjust our ideas to your needs, apply right away and share them to inspire the others too.

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Tuesday, October 17

How to setup an Eisenhower Matrix workflow in Nozbe - a super-practical guide

It feels like all those little tasks are demanding your time and you never have time for the tasks that really matter? We get overloaded with the urgent tasks instead of focusing on what’s important. It doesn’t have to be this way! Try using the Eisenhower Matrix to identify your real priorities.

How to setup an Eisenhower Matrix workflow in Nozbe

Monday, October 16

Ask Michael S03E07: Dropbox and Google Drive together

We use both Dropbox and Google Drive, but in different ways. Below, you can learn how we take the best from each service.

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Tuesday, October 10

Which kind of coffee will get you going?

Which kind of coffee will energize you the best? For sure the one that contains lots of caffeine. It's pretty obvious. So which coffee to choose, then? That is not so obvious at all. The common opinion is that coffee with a strong taste is the most powerful and contains the greatest amount of caffeine. Actually it works the other way round.

Which coffee

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