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But I also would like to talk about other things that are kind of just cropping out, thatare happening on a week-to-week basis, whether it be looking at assessing a new
business opportunity or whether it‟s just books I‟ve read recently, or thoughts and
ions I‟ve had that might be really helpful to other people. They say that
the best way to learn and reinforce yourself is to teach it. So I guess this is a greatway for me to kind of try and communicate stuff out there which should not onlyhelp other people but to reinforce it for myself.
Yeah, I‟m going to do it to you again
, mate. Another one of those quotes that popsup is that you are a bit of a
What a word, eh?
I‟m not that old.
But one of the things again that I‟v
e noticed about you, having worked on thedifferent projects that you work on, r
ead some of the stuff you‟ve produced, and
been involved with you for a time, is that you do really have all these differentinfluences and different things that you are intere
sted in. And I‟m really lookingforward to you bringing some of that out in the talks rather than just, “Oh, yes, thisweek I have been using this methodology and this piece of software,” and stuff like
that. I think it is far more interesting to be real about it.
So you‟ve got a lot of breadth there. You mentioned that maybe you want to do
workflow and look at information in books that you read in and things like that, andinfluences as well. One of the things I think people are interested in are influences
where you get your ideas from, where you got your start as well, how you movedon through. So that could be an interesting thing to cover.
We can definitely cover a lot of different stuff. So I think the hard part is going to bemaking sure that we can keep concise and keep to that half-hour purpose, which isa good point to aim at every episode so people can digest it quite easily.
Yeah, we talked about that in the brief planning that we did for this.
We‟re really making this sound like it‟s so professional, aren‟t we?
Well, it will sound professional as long as nobody actually listens to it.
One of the things that you are big on is optimizing your time. And so one of the
things we‟re going to be big on is optimizing other people‟s time including not taking
off too much of it with this rambling on. So yeah, we are going to try and stick to
that half an hour. I‟ve got a close eye on the clock here. And I‟m not sure what kindof noise I‟m going to make to let you know we are close to half an hour, I‟ll maybe
surprise you every week.
I could use my menu bar countdown timer. That would have been pretty cool.
My latest fascination with apps.
I‟m loving the different apps at the moment. That‟s
my latest focus, a little random countdown timer that sits in my menu bar. So wecould start at that, and it gives a little bit of a thing at the end once it countdowns toa pre-set time. So we could have used that. But I find that really handy actually justin terms of workflow stuff; just using that keeps you focused, with different periodsof time. L
ike if I‟m working with a particular project or an element of
project of a different business. I could say, “Okay, I‟m going to dedicat
e 25 minutes
of this,” and start the countdown timer and just force myself to really stay focused
for that time and just push out as much as I can in that 25 minutes.
So you said that you‟d do 25 minutes
. Now, here is one of those really big topics tostart on. We will see if we can keep it small. You are a big fan of Pomodoros then?