In this episode, Francesco D’Alessio from the Keep Productive Youtube channel returns to the podcast. We talk about Notion, a productivity tool that has been getting a ton of buzz over the past year, as well as how to pick a productivity tool that’s right for you.
We also do a lightning round where Francesco shares his favorite tools that he uses to be productive every day.
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- Francesco’s top 3 productivity resources [2:22]
- What Notion is and why it’s such a revolutionary application [6:58]
- Some of the more inspired uses of Notion that Francesco has seen in the community [11:05]
- How Notion’s flexible options make maintaining a database much easier than with other platforms [13:49]
- Why Francesco says Notion does 80% of what every other application can do [19:19]
- What Airtable is and how it is useful for teams [25:30]
- Why Francesco made his “Sorry Evernote Users” video and how Evernote’s role in his life has changed [28:54]
- What apps and tools Francesco for different productivity areas [37:13]
- Francesco’s advice for how to best use your tools [44:07]
- 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
- JBL Lifestyle E65BTNC Over-Ear Bluetooth Noise-Canceling Headphones
- Woven Calendar
- Task Manager Smackdown: Simplify Your Life By Choosing the Right Task Manager for YOU (TPS181)
- Notion Template Gallery
- Watch Francesco’s documentary on Notion: Notion’s Team & Culture
- “The Most Advanced Airtable I’ve Ever Seen!”
- The Productivity Show: productivity books airtable article
- “Sorry Evernote Users”
- Moleskine Timepage App
- Baron Fig Notebooks
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