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Productivity Cast

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The weekly show about all things personal productivity


034 What Are Your Best Productivity Habits/Routines? – ProductivityCast

This week, we discuss on ProductivityCast the importance of productivity habits and/or routines. What are your best productivity habits/routines? And, we ask that of each of the ProductivityCast teammates. Spend some time thinking this week about how you can level up your productive habits and/or routines. And, let us know about them in the comments!

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In this Cast | Productivity Habits/Routines

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Francis Wade

Art Gelwicks

Show Notes | Productivity Habits/Routines

Resources we mention, including links to them will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

Tiny Habits program (BJ Fogg, PhD)

Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results by Stephen Guise



Persistent starting (The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore, PhD)




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Voiceover Artist 0:00
Are you ready to manage your work and personal world better to live a fulfilling, productive life, then you've come to the right place productivity cast, the weekly show about all things productivity, here are your hosts, Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud with Francis Wade and Art Gelwicks.

Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:17
Welcome back everybody to productivity cast, the weekly show about all things personal productivity, I'm Ray Sidney-Smith and I'm joined here today as always with Augusto Pinaud and I have with me Art Gelwicks and Francis Wade. Today we're going to be discussing one of my favorite topics to discuss, which is habits and routines and why you should have a habit or routine and what some of the criteria are for a good productivity habit, and a routine. And then what I thought would be really fun is for us all to go round robin and choose our what we believe is our best productivity habit or routine and, and then we can kind of each discuss with one another why we've chosen that as our best habit or routine. So let's start off with what any of us believe are maybe a criterion or criteria for having a productivity habit, and or routine. And I'll just get started with this particular in my particular flavor of how habits are developed. I really believe that habits are developed through the stringing of existing habits. So I really do believe that productive routines are the way in which you establish new habits, let me make this or sensical for everybody. So if you think about starting a habit, everybody talks about how habit development is very difficult, it's true. And you have people like Stephen guys, and BJ Fogg, who have talked at length about how to reduce the habit size to really help you get started. I think those are really great techniques, tactics. But as a strategy on the whole, I really do believe that the routine the stringing of habits to one another that are already existing is the way that you really develop stronger habits. So all of these tactics involved on top of the strategy of using an existing routine, I think, is really, really powerful. So that's my big thing is like, if you want to, you know, drink more water, well, choose points in your day, when you naturally are going to already be walking by the wa...

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