The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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Summary

Brooks Duncan from DocumentSnap (a.k.a. The Paperless Guy) is this week’s guest on The Productivityist Podcast where both he and host Mike Vardy talked about the idea of backing up and going paperless.

Show Notes

Brooks Duncan from DocumentSnap (a.k.a. The Paperless Guy) is this week’s guest on The Productivityist Podcast where both he and host Mike Vardy talked about the idea of backing up and going paperless.

Brooks sets things straight on the concept of going paperless, which often people think means just not using paper at all. He also recounts how he fell into the paperless lifestyle, and how people can also choose to do the same with theirs. Brooks and Mike walked through the process of easing into the paperless life, its benefits, as well as recommended apps to help us all transition into this lifestyle.

On this episode, they discussed:

  • Brooks’ definition of ‘paperless’ (02:11) and when did he decide to explore the paperless life (04:10).
  • The best way of keeping track of the digital files upon switching to paperless (10:00).
  • The framework / system / sample workflow to get it from paper to digital (13:24).
  • Brooks’ thoughts the rise of digital-analog hybrid notebooks (20:44)
  • What were the benefits of the digital space (24:04) as well as its disadvantages (27:09) and security (29:11).
  • The launch of the second version of The Paperless Security Guide (33:34).

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What is The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show?

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.