Mission: approximately two-minute, fast-paced and thought-provoking episodes on personal productivity.

The mission of ProdPod is to produce approximately two-minute, fast-paced and thought-provoking episodes covering instructional tutorials on productivity techniques, author & expert interviews, books, software & other tool reviews, and informational topics that are interesting to productivity enthusiasts new and advancing. Do you have suggestions for topics that you'd like to get advice on or you think would be beneficial to those trying to get more done? If I don't know the answer, I can certainly research and find what's needed, or interview someone with the answer. All thoughts, suggestions and words of encouragement are welcome.

ProdPod - Episode 90 - Biology, Self-Actualization and Your Productivity

ProdPod: Episode 90: Biology, Self-Actualization and Your Productivity

When the idea of self-actualization developed in the mid-20th century, far before the field of positive psychology was fostered by Dr. Martin Seligman, there was a desire to study and cure illness, mental and physical. Dr. Abraham Maslow tried something different; he studied the role model, the talented and the ingenious. By doing so, he hoped to unlock how we… Read more →

Multi-Sensory Productivity

ProdPod: Episode 89 — Multi-Sensory Productivity

Humans have five common senses. (We actually have several more senses not commonly discussed.) Your sense of touch is mostly dedicated to your largest organ, your skin, comprising 22 square feet (or, 2 square meters), which holds millions of touch receptors of various sensitivity to map your physical surroundings. Your five fingers on each hand alone contain 3,000 touch receptors… Read more →

Defining Happiness

ProdPod: Episode 88 — Defining Happiness

As I’ve written about before, “happiness” is a terrible word to me. It’s my version of a four-letter word in regard to positive psychology and personal productivity. And yet, we continue to keep using it; I’m guilty of it as well from time to time. While it seems like a universal term, it’s actually a rather confusing word. If the… Read more →