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Friday Fury: Cheesy newsletter shit
No one likes an audit
Your time is worth more
Being last works
Productivity is dying
Friday Fury: The hustle
Make space for simplicity
You don't need to overcomplicate IT
Destructive wrong answers
The 80/20 rule to rule them all
Friday Fury: Selling shovels
Make IT so simple it's invisible
Unlearn to learn
Turn it off and on again
All the gear but no idea
Life is better when it’s simpler
Never lose the art of conversation
Don’t wait, create
It doesn’t have to be perfect
Productivity is a lie
Friday Fury: Twitter narcissists
Nothing ever goes to plan
The journey, not the destination
Listen to the whisper
From simplicity to spaghetti at Basecamp
FOMO is killing your productivity
The importance of not having a job
Is the autofocus on a Fujifilm camera good?
iPhone screen modes
Mac dock, apps and desktop setup
It's ok to just use the stock Apple apps
Always wanted one. Now I have one.
iPhone – Jan '23
The right side of your brain is screaming
The right video tools do matter
And now for something completely different
Being creative means being selfish
How to keep your data safe
'Busyness' can kill opportunities
I don’t look forward to the weekend
It’s time to let go of things
No, I don’t have an iPad
Stop looking at features
The best lazy email workflow
Saving money is simpler
In with the new
Who’s in your corner?
Do this if using email is annoying
iPhone screen 12/22
Stop having meetings
We all have our own rhythm
The simpler it is, the better the outcome
I wish things just worked!
How can adding something help you simplify?
Step back and take stock
Is your Mac like this?
Stop hacking your tools!
Are you using automation because you’re busy?
Never fear the unknown
Basecamp is the modern day Rolodex
Basecamp is the ultimate blank piece of paper
Complexity creates complications
Change can be difficult
Copying a system isn’t the answer
Technology should only be useful
Quality always has a price
Keeping your business organised with Daylite
Opportunities Board in Daylite
Apple macOS security features
Email is the only constant
Being nostalgic with tools
Can't wait to get Chuck back on the road!
If it’s clunky it’ll make you unproductive
Upgrading your business
Here’s why your Mac is slow or isn’t starting
Your business needs to evolve
Backup is great, but offline is better!
Complicated tech shittery
It’s always hard at the beginning
Jump in feet first and learn while doing
Using apps you already have
What password manager should you use
Your life could be a constant holiday
Planning for the worst
The problem with email inbox zero
The right tools are better than any ‘system’
Your email privacy should always matter
Your best idea is usually your first
No question is a stupid question
Does your tech bring you joy?
Minimise your business tools
How not to forget your best ideas
Inbox-zero is possible, here’s how
My Mac Dock 08/22
How secure is your client’s data?
You’re wasting way too much time on email
Too busy to fix your busyness
Work tools and Business tools are different
Stepping back to square one
Having everything in one place
Simplifying your tech security
Making things simpler to have more time
Tech that’s easy to use and simple to maintain
Fearing tech isn’t the answer
The pitfalls of working remotely
You don’t have to use all the features
Getting more out of your Mac
How to keep track of everything in your business
Making things simpler is the ultimate goal
Many don’t understand simplicity
How to use TextExpander to save you days of work
Multitasking is overrated
Apple Mail: Organisation without folders
Wanting and needing are two different things
How to keep your Apple Mac secure
Before it gets too complicated, simplify
Apple Mail: The power of simplicity
Always secure your Apple data and passwords
Ecamm Live is what I use to record my videos
Don’t focus on the software
Systemising your business
Identifying friction points
Email organisation with an Apple CRM
Be busy doing nothing
Online vs offline Apple apps for your business
My Mac Dock 06/22
Your tech foundation is vital to your business
Not following the Apple ’how to’ herd
Apple apps for your business
Don’t 'unread' it. Deal with it!
Everyone’s always rushing
Some like the complexity
Apple didn’t kill the password
World of beauty and simplicity
Letting go is hard
More life. Less work.
Apple’s new productivity push
Boost your productivity with constraints
Freedom to roam
Don't fear failure
Road to simplicity
My iPhone setup for a road trip
Things 3 task manager with no tags
Always be backing up!
Simpler. Calmer. Clutter-free.
HEY! It's not you, it's me!
Vimeo, and their BS!
The right tools for success
Greg Morris Podcast
My iPhone Dock 03/22
Friday Fury: Just ship it!
Stop the complexity
My Mac Dock 05/22
The simpler the better
Solution to a problem
Show, don’t tell
Friday Fury with Adrian Oprea
Simplify your note-taking process
Great knowledge is out there
Don't be 'salesy'
Gain clarity by talking to a peer
You already have the app!
Search for a simpler app
Niche down on social media
Friday Fury: Fake experts
Never cheap out on tools
Scheduling with SavvyCal
Content creation and the tech
Using video in your business
Friday Fury: Special episode
Do you own your data?
It’s ok not to know
Things don’t last forever
Friday Fury: Apple Support is a fucking joke
Revisiting an old friend: Daylite
Working from home vs Remote work
The grass is just fine
Giving value to time
It’s ok to be wrong
Friday Fury: Whereby app
This should scare you
Avoid the software trap
How not to forget great ideas
Simplicity is hard
You only need a Rolodex and some Post-its
We learn from our mistakes
Why I’m never busy
Happiness is time without friction
Be ruthless and say NO!
Time is your most valuable asset
Conversation with Mary Hamilton
Conversation with Andra Zaharia
Conversation with Jack Bingham
My new studio
If you're liked by everyone, you're not being yourself
Conversation with Chris Raroque
Conversation with Paul Minors
Not everything has to be polished
Every day should be a personal day
Conversation with Guilherme Ferreira
Why is your name pronounced 'K'?
It’s not working
Evolve the way you work
Conversation with Elizabeth Pampalone
Practicality not Hope
Keep on going
Put your own mask on first
Choose process over tools
Conversation with Sebestian Ong
Take time to absorb
Milestones matter more
Friday Fury: I’m off to pick tomatoes in Spain
Be mindful with your time
Multitasking isn’t good for anyone
Pay it forward
Remote work is just a fad
They can’t fix every problem
Stop paying for nothing
Life shouldn’t be incidental
Simplicity isn’t for everyone
Do you value your time?
Is it vanity, metrics or both?
The pressures of making daily videos
IT doesn’t care about you
More tech isn’t the answer
How much data do you need?
When you know your audience...
Great podcast about managing client expectations
I love hearing from people, but...
Copywriting done right
Playing chess with technology
Build the right foundation
Can your Mac get a virus?
Keeping your Mac secured
Protecting your email privacy
Never reuse your password
Keeping your passwords safe
Don’t fear simplicity
Am I a Tech Communist?
Adapt or die
Does it ‘fit’ you?
Make IT transferable
Know where your data is
Less is always an option
Free isn't always free
Software is the new drug
Minimal effort, maximum output
The power of less
Simplicity with multiple tools
The power of 'NO'
Laziness is the best ROI
Backing up explained
Be nice and smile
Once it's gone, it's gone
iCloud is not a backup
All is not lost
Limiting your inboxes
Storm before the calm
Don't be set in your ways
Riding the wrong wave
Embrace your weaknesses
Is it time to stop using Zoom?
Apple M1 Powered MacBook Air 2020
How to simplify your iPhone for a better workflow
OMG, I love my clients!
Friday Fury: Your business
Finding the right tools can be hard
Sack your rigid agenda and live your life
Humans are creatures of bad habits
Friday Fury: Password security
Bouncing between tools won’t help
What's Tech Minimalism
Talking about, backup again!
Step back and take a top-down view to fix things
Email automation isn’t for everyone
Organising your apple mail workflow
Friday Fury: Do listen, don’t listen
If you lose your Mac, would you be worried?
Where I stand on email tracking and security
Don't get press-ganged into working their way
Sometimes it's ok to have nothing
Friday Fury: HEY
First look at HEY email service
Security and virus protection for your Mac starts with you
Listening to your gut feelings
Work on your own flow, don't copy
Friday Fury: Complications
How to choose the best Apple device to buy
You need to cut the noise
What was your best onboarding experience?
Friday Fury: Service providers
More tech. More problems.
How are you feeling today?
This could be why your Mac running slow
Descript is an app that’ll be a game changer for your podcast or video
Friday Fury: Tech
How to use Apple Mail, Things 3 and Basecamp together
How to use email with your task or project manager
Organising your email with a task or project manager
How messy is your email inbox?
Limitations are good for productivity
Let’s talk about backing up, again!
Stop staring at that blank sheet of paper and go for a walk
Using Notion for social media outreach (mini CRM)
Stop wasting your time searching for a solution
Great conversations can teach you many new things
How I make my daily videos
Are you doing IT right?
You’re not going to be productive if you’re always in meetings!
Your workshop could be in danger if…
Calming your communication with Basecamp
Not all routines are good routines
Switching to a new app isn’t going to help you
Don’t get blinded by cost, look for the benefits
Achieve more in your life by simplifying
Do you suffer from FOMO?
Create a distraction-free environment
Automation is a blessing and a curse
Happy King's day 2020!
Basecamp: The Footnotes
Basecamp: The Tools
Basecamp: The Permissions
Basecamp: The Reasons
Basecamp: The Philosophy
Does your business run on a solid foundation?
Creating calmness at work is easy if you know how
Backing up is not only for your data
Productivity isn’t what you're told it is
Tame your iPhone notifications with Tech Minimalism
Organising your iPhone with Tech Minimalism
Tech Minimalism: Fixing Your Email Workflow - Lesson 1/5
Tech Minimalism: Organising Your Documents - Lesson 2/5
Tech Minimalism: Utilising a Task Manager - Lesson 3/5
Tech Minimalism: Keeping It All In Sync - Lesson 4/5
Tech Minimalism: Working Better Remotely - Lesson 5/5
Your ideas should be put into practice
Don’t be in the wrong room
Time waits for no one
I’m very proud to announce...
Being ‘productive’ doesn’t mean what you think it means
The killer features that help
Things can always be improved
Do workshops work?
Do you have backup tools?
You get what you pay for
Now is the time to work on your business
Should you use Basecamp or Notion?
This helped me overcome one of my fears
Having 15 spoons isn’t necessary
My thoughts on online courses & ‘help’ articles
Your clients should not jump through hoops
Too much choice can be a burden
Why black & white? It’s all about simplicity
Beware of people selling snake oil disguised as 'remote work' advice
If you need Tech or IT help through this crisis, just ask
Don’t follow the 'remote work' hype blindly
What’s on my iPhone - March 2020
The importance of being poor
Be your own client, then simplify
Start paying attention to the remote work conversation
Perfectionism is not your friend
Email is not the problem
Don’t be Norm
Do you use a password manager?
Remote work can help your business thrive
Beware of the 'Digital Transformation' buzzword
Stop losing business due to lack of communication
I’ve had enough! I’m just WAY too busy!
How to organise files & folders with tags on your Mac
Using a calendar vs a task manager
People confuse simple with easy
How to organise your iCloud files
iCloud and how to backup your data properly
Things 3: My task manager of choice and how I use it
Will doing the opposite of what you’re currently doing work?
Stop forgetting things, use a task manager
Choose your tools wisely
Simplify your Mac
Can this new tool from Basecamp help with your email organisation?
Trust your workflow, not the app!
Getting out of your comfort zone - short MacJunky history
Failure is not something you should worry about
Are you wasting time with your Mac?
How to create a simple filing structure that works
Asking for help is never a bad thing
What's the #NoCode movement and how can it help you?
So how safe is your data?
What not to do when choosing the right tools
Fewer complications lead to more time
You’re not alone, everybody hates change
Why use the cloud and not dedicated servers?
Is it possible to only work 3-4 hours a day?
Just because it’s simple, doesn’t mean it’s easy
How often do you check your email?
Yes, it is possible to have email inbox-zero
How to organise your email mailboxes
Fixing your complicated and messy email
So, what’s Tech Minimalism?
Back up your mac and stay happy
Want to stay hyper-focused?
How to have a happy & productive day
How do you keep your Mac data safe?
How many inboxes do you actually need?
Why the need for complications?
Is this the wrong platform?
New tools & the new Dojo
Don’t fall into the trap!
Do what you want
Technology for good
The right environment
Learning all the time
Stay ahead of the game with your IT & Tech
How many subscription services do you use?
Do you keep leaving things to the last minute?
Why I’m no longer using Todoist
Are you using the right tool?
How I work with Basecamp and my calendar
The importance of not being busy
How to focus better with hard borders
Create more time by allocating it better
Simpler than simple?
Man flu & business
What's on my iPhone
Headaches and goals
Why are you always so busy?
Work files vs backup vs archive
Coach vs consultant
Does the way you work with your clients suck!?
Security, privacy & GDPR
Todo lists & calendars
Tech and IT frustrations
Backup best practices
Stop moving your emails!
Crazy email folders!
Time blocking, a friendly debate with Paul Minors
Time blocking SUCKS!
Simplify Gmail extension
Zapier makes mundane tasks easier
Todoist, why I use it and why I stopped using Pipedrive & Asana
How to create a simple workflow
G Suite vs Google apps
Todoist: How to simplify your task list
Work anywhere with just your iPhone
Stop fighting with your email
How to simplify your iPhone
How to simplify the file & folder structure
The philosophy behind Tech Minimalism and simplicity
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