This week, Kevin is flying solo as Ursula has no spoons at the moment. We talk about the current situation and the need to do less, not more. after that, we catch up with Doctor Megan Kenway (ne Taylor-Rodriguez) about how she stays productive now that she’s no longer a med student, but is now a resident in a hospital.
Continue reading “Episode 141 – Doing Less, Dr. Megan Kenway”
This week, we will discuss some of the challenges we are having as our enforced work-from-home continues. We also discuss an amazing article on Creativity from The Oatmeal, then finish by catching up with Anna James, who we first talked to in Episode 94.
Note : My USB connection to the sound board was failing and so the quality of the first part of the interview is not great. Continue reading “Episode 140 – Challenges, Anna James Redux”
This week we are going to focus on the most relevant topic for a lot of people right now: working from home/remote for the first time, and dealing with it. We’ll talk about setup, some tips and tricks we’ve learned over the last few years, and also staying sane when the news isn’t.
Continue reading “Episode 139 – So now you work from home”
This week we will start to talk about the impact Ursula’s new medicine for ADHD is having on her, how it feels in her head and the initial impact on her work and productivity. We will then follow up with letters sent in by listeners!
Continue reading “Episode 138 – New Meds, Letters”
We’re taking a departure this week and will talk to Ursula about her writing process. This is enhanced by her joy with having a diagnosis for ADHD, and we’ll spend the first half this week talking about how that came about. We hope you enjoy it!
Continue reading “Episode 137 – Diagnosis and Process”
Content Warning: End of Live Care, Aging, Medical Issues, Mortality, and Trauma
This week, we will talk about Ursula’s pending appointment, our own productivity challenges, and some of our own concerns about care for our parents. We follow that by talking to Heather Lowe, and find out how she stays productive in the face of these challenges.
Continue reading “Episode 136 – Heavy Topics, Heather Lowe”
CW: Pet Death, Female Issues
We’ve had a rough week, and so this week we will talk about dealing with the loss of one of our long-time pets, and it’s impact on our productivity. We will also discuss some of the more difficult aspects of Ursula’s monthly visitor, before we go to a really good interview with friend of the show John “Gene” Anderson.
Continue reading “Episode 135 – Greiving, John “Gene” Anderson”
This week, we will discuss our weekly productivity, good and bad. After that, we will read your letters and answer your questions!
Continue reading “Episode 134 – Brain Chiggers, Letters”
Hi folks! We’re back this week with a discussion of the pressures of deadlines, and how much work we’re both putting in. This also includes a brief discussion of the difficulties of being the person working with people two very different time zones. We then have a long talk with returning guest Michelle Wexelblat and her experiences with Burnout. It’s a long one, but worth it!
Continue reading “Episode 133 – Long Hours, Michelle Wexelblat Redux”
This week we talk about the wrapping up of Kevin’s most recent article series, the new small hen, Ursula’s next book release, and how we were and were not productive this past week. And then we have Jadzia Axelrod on to talk about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 132 – New Book, Jadzia Axelrod”