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Hi, I'm Kevin Sonney, and I'm a productivity junkie. I didn't mean to become one. Seriously. But I found myself in a company provided class on the Franklin-Covey method (complete with a FREE Franklin Planner!), and it was ON. I spent the next year exploring all the options (and spending a LOT of money) on Franklin Planners. Then I discovered the "lifehack" scene.

Talk about falling down the rabbit hole! That led to things like David Allen's Getting Things Done, Gina Trapani's Todo.txt, OmniFocus, Emacs ORG Mode, Bullet Journaling, and my ongoing attempts to keep myself organized and productive.

I'm not an expert, but I can play one on the Internet, and so the Productivity Alchemy podcast was born. We'll talk about my journey, all the things I've tried over the years, and I'll invite some of my friends on to talk about what works for them. I may even manage to get some REAL experts on (a man can dream!) to talk about their particular specialties.

Dec 28, 2017

It is that time of year again - all the blog posts, radio stories, and articles about "Meeting your Goals in 2018!" and "Be Your Best You in 2018!" - and we have opinions. Many, many opinions. We also talk about strategies for doing a yearly review, celebrating your successes as they happen, and not feeling like a...

Dec 21, 2017

This week, we will start by talking about having a "miss" day: a day when something interferes with your planned activities and throws you off. After that, we'll talk about doing big things a little bit at a time (a.k.a. "eating the whale/elephant"). After that, we have a chance to talk to author, podcaster, and...

Dec 14, 2017

Once more into the mailbox! This week we will announce the winner of the planner giveaway from Episode 23! After that, we discuss the next app for our Wombat Test Subject to try, followed by your questions and comments! Links for this Episode :

Dec 7, 2017

Hey! I'm just back from Scrum Manager class, and we'll talk about that a little this week. We also check in with our Wombat Test Subject and how she is doing with Remember the Milk, and her rant on certain other software tools. Finally, we get a chance to talk to our friend Jacob Dawson about how he stays productive. ...

Nov 30, 2017

This week we tackle planning for the holidays, and then we review a pile of planners we've picked up as we look towards the new year. We will even give one away, and you can find out how you can be entered into a drawing for a Simple Elephant Planner! We also talk to Terri Ash, who we met at Arisia earlier this year,...