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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.

Jun 28, 2018

One week to go until AnthroCon, and we are both in Convention Prep Mode. While I work out better ways to keep the Security team organized and display useful information, the Wombat Test Subject is working on her table display, art, and a whole bunch of other stuff. We will also talk to Diana Harlan Stein, three-time...

Jun 21, 2018

Hi everyone! We're here this week with a discussion of better living through chemistry, the Wombat Test Subject Ursula Vernon's new Sitting Ball chair, convention prep, and how presentation matters when selling things. We also have an interview with Cartoonist and Author K. B. Spangler! Links for this Episode:

Jun 14, 2018

The first episode of Year Two falls on the second week of the month, so it is time to read your letters and answer listener questions. We will also check in with our Wombat Test Subject, and discover that the new setup needs a pop filter, while the old setup didn't. Links for This Episode:

Jun 7, 2018

So here it is, Episode 50. This week, we will discuss some of the challenges of no longer being tied to an office schedule, our Wombat Test Subject (Ursula Vernon) discusses the realization that she likely has ADD,  and we'll put Kevin in the hot-seat to answer the seven questions (which he has never done). Links for...