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#ProdChat, the #Productivity Conversation - 01/09/2013

This week we got to interview and discuss with Augusto Pinaud, @apinaud, regarding his newest book on #productivity, 25 Tips for Productivity - http://bit.ly/25t4p - Check out what we discussed!

Storified by Ray Sidney-Smith· Thu, Jan 10 2013 12:15:01

Welcome to #ProdChat, the weekly conversation about #productivity! Come & join the chat by following the hashtag #prodchat!Ray Sidney-Smith
MT @tararodden: #GTD Virtual Study Group meets tmrw to talk re: goals & resolutions. Hope you'll be there. http://ow.ly/gGoJT #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Just getting back in from #nmx and am going to spend some quality time with my wife and kids. No #prodchat for me this week. Have fun!Mike Vardy
RT @rsidneysmith: #ProdChat starts in just over an hour. We'll be discussing #productivity with author/guru, @apinaud! Join us at 8pm via the hashtag!Mike Vardy
RT @rsidneysmith: Welcome to #ProdChat, the weekly convo re: #productivity! Come & join the chat by following: #prodchat!GettingThingsDoneNYC
RT @rsidneysmith: Welcome to #ProdChat, the weekly convo re: #productivity! Come & join the chat by following: #prodchat!GettingThingsDone DC
Introduce yourselves to the #prodchat #productivity community now. First question (Q1) coming in about 140 characters! ;-) Ray Sidney-Smith
We'll be "interviewing" our very own @apinaud on his new book, 25 Tips for Productivity - http://bit.ly/25t4p #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Goodevening #prodchatGTDbloke
Hello #Prodchat friends, honored to be here todayAugusto Pinaud
Q1: HOW DO YOU DEFINE "PRODUCTIVITY?" #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
I am a writer, a BestSeller Author in the US, UK, Spain, Germany and France. I am also a Lawyer in recovery and a consultant. #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
My Passion is to Write, I have been studying productivity and helping people with their productivity for the last ten years #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @apinaud: I am a writer, a BestSeller Author in the US, UK, Spain, Germany and France. I am also a Lawyer in recovery and a consultant. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Hi, #prodchat friends! I hope everyone is well.Kenna Griffin
@GTDbloke @profkrg Hey, Kenna and Martin! Great to have you on the chat! Jump right in! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A1a. Productivity is all the art of do the right things so you can free yourself to enjoy life. #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
A1b. One of the keys for me in productivity is attain freedom #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @apinaud: My Passion is to Write, I have been studying productivity and helping people with their productivity for the last ten years #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
I love it when people say that. RT @apinaud My Passion is to Write. #prodchatKenna Griffin
Hi to everyone on #prodchat Happy yo be here for the first time.Isabel Pinaud
Hi @Profkrg @GTDBloke #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @apinaud: A1a. Productivity is all the art of do the right things so you can free yourself to enjoy life. #ProdchatRay Sidney-Smith
RT @apinaud: A1b. One of the keys for me in productivity is attain freedom #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A1: Productivity is getting things done that I need and want to do. #prodchatKenna Griffin
Q1: so how is "our"/your definition of productivity understood vs the traditional understanding? #prodchatGTDbloke
@profkrg :) #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
A1: I usually think of productivity as a daily unit of measurement, for whatever reason. #prodchatKenna Griffin
A1: I think of productivity as being "contentment through fulfillment." #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Q2: TIP 12 OF YOUR BOOK: "DON'T PLAY WITH YOUR PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS." WHAT'S YOUR REASONING? OTHERS, DO YOU PLAY WITH YOUR TOOLS? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A1b: I don't believe I can make myself happy but facilitate it (or "set the stage") through my productivity. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@IsaPinaud Welcome to my little sister ;) #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @profkrg: A1: Productivity is getting things done that I need and want to do. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Awww, welcome, Isabel, to the chat! RT @apinaud: @IsaPinaud Welcome to my little sister ;) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@GTDbloke I wonder that too. Of course, I'd like to have a central definition for all so we're working on the same playing field. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A2a We all play with our tools. (Angry Birds anyone?) the problem is when you put productivity in risk #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@apinaud happy to be here :) #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A2: I think all of my tools act in multiple capacities in my life, but I keep them segmented when working versus "playing." #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A2b The problem is that people play and test things on their productivity machines and risk so much #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
LOL. RT @apinaud: A2a We all play with our tools. (Angry Birds anyone?) the problem is when you put productivity in risk #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@rsidneysmith yup - we almost need a qualifier - personal productivity for instance #prodchatGTDbloke
Thanks :) @rsidneysmith #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@profkrg Do you spend a lot of your time measuring your productivity then, Kenna? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A2: I lose a fair amount of time trying to find a "better" system, so the advice makes sense. #prodchatKenna Griffin
A2c How many people you now that had update software (even whole operating system) without a backup? The risk of that is huge #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @apinaud: A2b The problem is that people play and test things on their productivity machines and risk so much #prodchatKenna Griffin
@GTDbloke Yes, the business concept of productivity versus personal productivity versus personal productivity IN business! LOL #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
playing with tools - might be well intentioned - in the case of obsessesing on tools rather than getting the job done#prodchatGTDbloke
A2: I think we all play with our tools, because its hard to keep things separate. You just need to learn your limits. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@rsidneysmith it's more of a feeling of relaxation (or not) if I got done what I needed/wanted to do. #prodchatKenna Griffin
@IsaPinaud Did you always know your limits or did you learn them all from @apinaud? ;-) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@apinaud even with (Windows) restore point? #prodchatGTDbloke
A2d I tell in the book the story of a small business owner that wasn't able to access their accounting system for a week #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@profkrg I see. I must track/review or lose feelings of accomplishment with the "next thing" that needs to be done today. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@apinaud whoops - but how to avoid this should be well understood #prodchatGTDbloke
@GTDbloke Hahaha...you're speaking to a Mac user (@apinaud)! You may need to explain what Windows is! ;-) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@rsidneysmith I actually figured that out by myself, but my brother has a lot to do with me actually reading GTD #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@rsidneysmith @apinaud I never discuss religion in polite company Ray #prodchatGTDbloke
@GTDbloke I don't trust Windows, so I will backup first always #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@IsaPinaud I'm so glad I'm not the only GTD evangelist to his family! cc @apinaud #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@rsidneysmith I have a daily list, which is automated and includes my calendar items. #prodchatKenna Griffin
@GTDbloke the problem is that they assume: "that will never happen to them" #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@gtdguy I had a SW issue between 4 vendors recently and each was amazingly responsive and helpful #prodchatGTDbloke
@GTDbloke I know more than one person who makes his living on that premise #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@GTDbloke LOL. If Apple is a religion and no longer just a cult, that'd be a HUGE tax advantage! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Q3b: EVERYONE, DO YOU LEAN TOWARD A PARTICULAR TOOL/PLATFORM EXCLUSIVELY, AND WHY? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Q3a: YOU MENTION YOU ARE "iPAD ONLY" IN OUR EMAIL EXCHANGES. WHAT DO YOU MEANS AND HOW HAS THAT MADE YOU MORE PRODUCTIVE? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@rsidneysmith @GTDBloke I sold systems for Windows, Unix and AS400... That's why I use a Mac #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
Hi all! Sorry I'm late. Was painting my living room. ;) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
RT @rsidneysmith: @GTDbloke LOL. If Apple is a religion and no longer just a cult, that'd be a HUGE tax advantage! #prodchatKenna Griffin
@rsidneysmith predominantly but not exclusively - works well, no need to convert old stuff, less trial and error #prodchatGTDbloke
@michgunn Great to have you here, Michelle! Hope your living room is looking fresh(ly painted)! :-) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@apinaud Catchy phrase :) #prodchatGTDbloke
Q3: I guess I assumed that people used multiple methods. #prodchatKenna Griffin
It's looking primed. :) And very white! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A3a I use the iPad because allow me to focus and avoid multitasking. It is the best machine I have ever own #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
A3 I use my mac (omnifocus & evernote) and if I'm on some other computer/ipad/iphone I use instapaper as an inbox. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A3: I am happily platform agnostic when it comes to operating systems (Win, Mac, Unix, ChromeOS, etc.) but I lean toward Web apps. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@JoshFrigerio not too sure about the analogy :( #prodchatGTDbloke
A3b When in need to extra focus, you can always activate "Guided Access" and motivate yourself to stay in the app #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@apinaud I will read it Augusto #prodchatGTDbloke
A3b: And, if possible, I will use #FOSS before commercial SW. One of my upcoming projects is to see if I can use FOSS exclusively. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@GTDbloke It is catchy, but also true #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
Wow. I hardly use mine. RT @apinaud A3a I use the iPad because allow me to focus and avoid multitasking. #ProdchatKenna Griffin
RT @apinaud: A3a I use the iPad because allow me to focus and avoid multitasking. It is the best machine I have ever own #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A3 Tools... I'm Apple... Totally use my Air and my iPhone... iPad less so. Although I'm liking it for reading more and more #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A3c Doesn't matter the platform, use the one you like and enjoy. Just don't try to use them all. Learn to use one really well #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
Augusto, when you use your iPad, do you not use anything else? Or are you using it to keep your todo list in focus (omnifocus)? #prodchatMichelle Gunn
Why can't I love my iPad as much as everyone else seems to love theirs? :( I'm dying for a reason to buy myself a mini! Argh! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
I have to note here how powerfully damaging reading too much on backlit devices can be on your eyes. FWIW #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@apinaud or use the right one for the job - I'd never use a tablet for heavy photo editing for instance #prodchatGTDbloke
@michgunn The iPad is my main machine. I use it for everything, will be fair to said in conjunction with the iPhone #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
RT @apinaud: A3c Doesn't matter the platform, use the one you like and enjoy. Just don't try to use them all. Learn to use one really well #prodchatKenna Griffin
@rsidneysmith (related) you're talking to someone moving to Dragon because of swollen tendons :) #prodchatGTDbloke
I feel the same way. RT @michgunn Why can't I love my iPad as much as everyone else? I'm dying for a reason to buy myself a mini! #prodchatKenna Griffin
@michgunn I write, excel, presentations, write and publish post, analysis for work, play with images #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
Q4: YOU ADVOCATE (Tip 18) THAT "IF SOMETHING DOESN'T WORK, GET RID OF IT." EXPLAIN WHY. OTHERS, DO YOU AGREE? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Wow, Augusto! I can't imagine the iPad as my MAIN machine! That's super interesting... and probably too big a can of worms for now #prodchatMichelle Gunn
Kudos! Try Colemak or Dvorak too! RT @GTDbloke: (related) youre talking to someone moving to Dragon because of swollen tendons :) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
WOW!! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@michgunn Sell yours and get one. It may be a size issue (and size matters sometimes) #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
WOW!!! RT @apinaud: @michgunn I write, excel, presentations, write and publish post, analysis for work, play with images #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@rsidneysmith Reading for long periods of time I use a Kindle Paperwhite. It is incredible #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@rsidneysmith wilco thanks #prodchatGTDbloke
Not touching that! ;) But yes! RT @apinaud: @michgunn Sell yours and get one. It may be a size issue (and size matters sometimes) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
Yes, huge Kindle fan! RT @apinaud: @rsidneysmith Reading for long periods of time I use a Kindle Paperwhite. It is incredible #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@GTDbloke I agree with you 100% I will go to the mac for heavy photo editing too #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@apinaud @rsidneysmith yes and interestingly IMHO a good case for a single purpose device - readability, portability, battery #prodchatGTDbloke
A4. I totally agree with Augusto's Tip 18... if something doesn't work, get rid of it! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@apinaud I could geek out for an entire couple of hours on the technology behind Kindle's eInk and the Kindle Paperwhite device! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A4: Absolutely! But only if you've given it a fair trial. #prodchatKenna Griffin
+10 RT @GTDbloke: @apinaud yes and interestingly IMHO a good case for a single purpose device - readability, portability, battery #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A4a @michgunn iPad is a great example. It didn't work, but she kept it around in case she discover a way to use it. #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
A4. Why waste your time struggling. If you've given whatever it is a chance, and it's not meeting your needs, nix it. #prodchatMichelle Gunn
I love my kindle, but I don't feel a need to get an ipad.. Maybe its because I don't have such a workload on me #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A4b It is a waste of time and resources (I didn't mean to pick on you @michgunn) #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
D'oh! RT @apinaud: @michgunn iPad is a great example. It didnt work, but she kept it around in case she discover a way to use it. #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A4: I feel like I was raised in the 19th century, I buy things for LIFE. I try to often to fix things that are broke. *sigh* #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Not at all. ;) RT @apinaud: A4b It is a waste of time and resources (I didnt mean to pick on you @michgunn) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A4 Yes. On top of things we don't use that others could, we spend huge amounts of time saying "I'm going to fix this someday" #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@michgunn That much is true! I don't keep anything around that I've TRIED to fix or repurpose. Give away first, if not then trash. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@michgunn struggle is relative to the challenge-Geo Mitchell(N Ireland talks) said 800 days frustration 1 day of sunshine worth it #prodchatGTDbloke
@IsaPinaud This is where #GTD is so incredibly helpful. If I need to fix something, the next-action goes right into my system! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A4c Like that people had shoes, jackets, fax machines, scanners, printers, tablets, keyboards, mouses, cellphones, MP3 players #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@rsidneysmith VG #prodchatGTDbloke
A4b The thing is we spent too much time trying to fix things and too little time enjoying the things that actually work for us. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@GTDbloke... I think I might consider moving before that 800th day arrived. ;) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A4d We spend hours trying to make something work just because was expensive. Get rid of it, and be productive. #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
I also apply Tip 18 to experiences... like a movie that's horrible... I will stop watching it. Life is too short to waste... #prodchatMichelle Gunn
MT @michgunn: I also apply Tip 18 to experiences...eg, movie thats horrible. I will stop watching it. Life is too short to waste. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@jdw4thelord I am so glad for that #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@michgunn I do that too. My brother @apinaud does that with books. He says if he's not interested in the first half he'll ditch it #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
Or a particular context that I think should work for me but doesn't. I just try not to look at it as learning rather than failure. #prodchatMichelle Gunn
Q5: CONTRASTING TIP 18, TIP 14 SAYS TO HAVE REDUNDANCY FOR THINGS YOU CONSTANTLY USE? WHAT THINGS DO YOU KEEP DUPLICATES OF? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@GTDbloke The good thing is that I don't frequently feel like that time was ill-worth the energy even if I do end up replacing it. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
I need to get this book on my list for the #100Books reading challenge. #prodchatKenna Griffin
@michgunn I say in the book, something on those lines regarding books. If you don't like the book drop it (even if it's mine) #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@IsaPinaud @michgunn @apinaud I read a book some time ago named "The First Five Pages"...that's as much a book gets before I stop. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Correction... To look at it as learning rather than failure. #UserCorrectionFailure #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A4c The reality is while trying to fix/watch/read/keep all those things we don't want/need/like we are wasting time #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A5a “Productivity and efficiency can't be found looking for hours to save, but in eliminating the wasted minutes." #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@rsidneysmith It was appropiately named. You have to give the author credit for that haha ;) #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A5b If you need to get under your desk to plug/unplug the computer charger everyday, get a second one #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
A5: I travel a lot for work and although it's cumbersome, I have learned that have redundancy is of epic importance! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Augusto, your example in shaving words per minute in typing was astounding! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A5: A lot of tasks I perform are repetitive. I like having a to do app that automatically tells me to grade quizzes every Friday. #prodchatKenna Griffin
RT @apinaud: A5a “Productivity and efficiency can't be found looking for hours to save, but in eliminating the wasted minutes." #ProdchatKenna Griffin
@IsaPinaud Hahaha. So true! If a book doesn't captivate me in the first five pages, I toss it and just read a book summary. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Sorry, that wasn't off topic... just following Augusto's train of thought on minutes saved adding up #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A5c If you travel more than 70% of the time, have a second set of cosmetics so you never unpack them #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
IF YOU'D LIKE TO CHECK OUT @APINAUD'S BOOK, 25 TIPS FOR PRODUCTIVITY, FOLLOW THIS LINK: http://bit.ly/25t4p #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
RT @apinaud: A5b If you need to get under your desk to plug/unplug the computer charger everyday, get a second one #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A5a The only things I have duplicates of are pens/pencils/erasers. Studying design I always find a use for them. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
got to leave - an old student of my wife on a current affairs pgm #prodchatGTDbloke
@michgunn people don't notice how much they can gain learning to type. It is over 2 hours per week #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
I do that with chargers and power supplies. I keep one at work, at home desk, in my bedroom, and one for traveling. Super helpful #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A5b I have a list called "routine" in omnifocus which is full of repeat actions that happen every day/week/month. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@apinaud @michgunn I wonder how people learn to type now. Is it taught in school? #prodchatKenna Griffin
See you next week @GTDBloke #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@michgunn many people get under desk and more instead of doing that #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@apinaud That made me check out my time. Surprisingly, I was faster than I thought I was, but could still improve. :) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
MT @michgunn: I do that with chargers and power supplies. I keep one at work, at home desk, in my bedroom, and one for traveling. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Have a great night @ GTDbloke! RT @apinaud: See you next week @GTDBloke #prodchatMichelle Gunn
A5c Now that I think about it I have three pencilcases. One for everyday, one for design school and one at home. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@profkrg I used Mavis Beacon (Mac App Store) and TapTyping to learn to type in the iPad screen #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
Here's a link for anyone who wants to work on the typing skill: http://10fastfingers.com/typing-test/english #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@profkrg @apinaud @michgunn I am APPALLED at the number of schools that still don't teach typing. And, still teach only QWERTY! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@profkrg I have an app for that on my mac called Typist. There are also webpages for that. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
I was self-taught. Just kept practicing. MT @profkrg: @apinaud I wonder how people learn to type now. Is it taught in school? #prodchatMichelle Gunn
RT @michgunn: Heres a link for anyone who wants to work on the typing skill: http://10fastfingers.com/typing-test/english #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Q6: ON YOUR BLOG (http://goo.gl/wXkDN) YOU TALK RECENTLY ABOUT GETTING UP AT 4AM, HOW DO YOU GO TO BED SO EARLY?! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@rsidneysmith they don't need to learn typing. it is going to be short emails #prodchat Real answer on the topic by someoneAugusto Pinaud
@rsidneysmith Truth is, schools should teach a lot more than they do. Maybe even GTD? Wouldn't that be helpful? #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
I type super fast (reporter requirement), but I don't know that my kids type well. #prodchatKenna Griffin
@jfrickuga There are programs that are great for kids because he will feel that it is playing. Never to earlier #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
Wait... what time do you go to bed to wake up at 4AM? #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@jfrickuga best time to plant a tree 2 years ago. second best time NOW #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
Amen!RT @IsaPinaud: @rsidneysmith Truth is, schools should teach a lot more than they do. Maybe even GTD? Wouldnt that be helpful? #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@apinaud I still advocate teaching penmanship, touch-typing skills (not necessarily on typewriters), and Gregg shorthand. ;-) #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@profkrg I learned to type when I was little with a game (disney themed). Depends on your kids ages #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
I taught myself ABC shorthand in junior high. Was super helpful in highschool and college, and beyond #prodchatMichelle Gunn
RT @IsaPinaud: @rsidneysmith Truth is, schools should teach a lot more than they do. Maybe even GTD? Wouldn't that be helpful? #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A6a This is how most people do. #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
A6b Wake up and run to work. Run at work. Run to go Home. Deal with Family Routine. Then do your most important thing #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
There are still so many situations where Gregg shorthand has been a life-saver (especially in a courtroom or important meetings). #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@profkrg This is the one I used to have: http://www.amazon.com/Disneys-Adventures-Typing-Timon-Pumbaa/dp/B000023VVH/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1357782858&sr=8-1&keywords=typing+game+lion+king #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A6c I just switchDo your most important thingNo need to run to work, or at work or to get home. #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
A6d Instead of deal with family I enjoy it #Prodchat Big difference.I am ussually in bed by 9pmAugusto Pinaud
yeah exactly! But just get a sky pen already! ;) MT @rsidneysmith: ... many situations where Gregg shorthand has been a life-saver #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@apinaud I hear you. It's completely counter-intuitive but it's so counter-productive! Starting w/ most important 1st makes sense. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
4 a.m.?! I'd need to be in bed right now. #prodchatKenna Griffin
That's awesome! :) RT @IsaPinaud: @profkrg This is the one I used to have: http://www.amazon.com/Disneys-Adventures-Typing-Timon-Pumbaa/dp/B000023VVH/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1357782858&sr=8-1&keywords=typing+game+lion+king #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@michgunn Haha...this was years (and less gray hair) ago before there was the Livescribe smartpen. Now, thanks to you, I will! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
A6b I asked @apinaud the same question, the answer: "Negotiate your wake up time at night and avoid doing it in the morning" #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
A6e By the time 6:30am came, I have 2 hours of working time. In silence and without interrumptions. #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
A6f When was the last time you enjoy 2 hours of Silence and not interruptions?#ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@IsaPinaud is quoting a book that it is not even in the market yet ;) #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@profkrg You might be oversleeping without knowing it. I only need 5 or 6 hours of sleep. If I sleep more I wake up tired. #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@apinaud my daughter was born 11 years ago. So, before then. #prodchatKenna Griffin
MT @IsaPinaud: A6b I asked @apinaud the same Q, his A: "Negotiate your wake up time at night and avoid doing it in the morning" #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Awesome... sneak peek! :) RT @apinaud: @IsaPinaud is quoting a book that it is not even in the market yet ;) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
@IsaPinaud if I sleep less, I get sick. :( #prodchatKenna Griffin
I just heard about or read an article about a study that said ppl with 7 hours of sleep were more productive than those with less. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Thanks to everyone for joining tonight's #prodchat! And, especially thanks to @apinaud for letting us discuss his #productivity book!Ray Sidney-Smith
@profkrg think about changing the pattern. Imagine having 5 hours a week of silence and focus #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
Join us next week, same #productivity hour, same #prodchat, different topic! Transcript for this chat will be posted tmrw am.Ray Sidney-Smith
RT @apinaud: A6f When was the last time you enjoy 2 hours of Silence and not interruptions?#ProdchatRay Sidney-Smith
RT @profkrg: @apinaud my daughter was born 11 years ago. So, before then. #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@profkrg Not good :( #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
I've noted (using Sleep Cycle app) that my best sleep is between 11pm and 7am. Going to sleep later I wake up tired, even at 8 hrs #prodchatMichelle Gunn
RT @rsidneysmith: Thanks to everyone for joining tonight's #prodchat! And, especially thanks to @apinaud for letting us discuss his #productivity book!Kenna Griffin
@profkrg Everyone's cellular structure needs more/less time during sleep. Yours needs more and it's sooo good you know that! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
Thanks @rsidneysmith and my #Prodchat friends. It was a blast!Augusto Pinaud
Good night everyone. Have a great week! :) #prodchatMichelle Gunn
And thanks Augusto! #prodchatMichelle Gunn
So many amazing #productivity thoughts tonight, I'm going to have to take some time right now to digest them all. Thank you! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
@michgunn The important thing it to sleep between 2am and 4am which is when our bodies regenerate cells we lose during the day #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
@apinaud Thanks for hosting a great #prodchat! Tons of good advice, as always.Kenna Griffin
Thanks to all of you for the #prodchat I thoroughly enjoyed it :) Isabel Pinaud
@michgunn you are welcome. thanks for playing good sport on my example #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@profkrg you are welcome, it is always fun #ProdchatAugusto Pinaud
@michgunn you are welcome. thanks for playing good sport on my example #prodchatAugusto Pinaud
@apinaud Thanks for hosting a great #prodchat! Tons of good advice, as always.Kenna Griffin
@michgunn The important thing it to sleep between 2am and 4am which is when our bodies regenerate cells we lose during the day #prodchatIsabel Pinaud
Thanks to all of you for the #prodchat I thoroughly enjoyed it :) Isabel Pinaud
@IsaPinaud By the way, pleasure to meet Augusto's sister! :) Come join us again sometime for #prodchat! :) Michelle Gunn
#prodchat sorry I missed you all tonight. Hope to see you next week!Christine Cavalier
@michgunn It was a pleasure to meet you too, and all of the people on #prodchat I'll be here next week :) Isabel Pinaud
@PurpleCar Sorry you missed the chat, Christine! We'll be here next week and the transcript I'll tweet in the AM! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith
So many amazing #productivity thoughts tonight, I'm going to have to take some time right now to digest them all. Thank you! #prodchatRay Sidney-Smith