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”
Hi folks! This week we will talk about the continuation of Kevin’s series on OpenSource.com as well as what makes a good and a bad copy editor. In the background, you may even hear the Shepherd as she looks over the version of the manuscript the copy editor sent Ursula. Finally, we’re going to have a talk with J. R. Blackwell, and how she stays productive.
Continue reading “Episode 131 – Good Copy Editors, JR Blackwell”
Hi folks! It’s been a heck of a week, but here we are to talk about how we have and haven’t been productive – particularly in the last 24 hours. Ursula (the Wombat Co-Host) has edits, and I am working towards a couple of tight deadlines. After that, we’ll read from your letters!
Continue reading “Episode 130 – STET, Letters”
Hi folks! This week we will talk about Ursula’s frustrations with being sick (again) and the impact it has on her productivity. We also talk about her recent dose of dewormer (long story), and then wrap it up by talking to Meredith about how she stays productive.
Continue reading “Episode 129 – Sick Day Redux, Meredith”
Happy 2020! This week we will discuss New Years Resolutions and why we don’t make them, what you can do instead, and maybe, just maybe to hold off on that purchase of a brand-new home exercise thing. Then we’ll talk to former guest Cori Large about how things have changed, are changing, and will change for how she stays productive.
Continue reading “Episode 128 – No Resolutions, Cori Large Catch-up”
We’re taking some time with family this week due to the Holidays here in the U.S., but I do have a great talk with Amy Pollien to share with you. Enjoy, and if you celebrate, Happy Holidays.
Continue reading “Episode 127 – Holiday, Amy Pollien”
Hi folks! We are starting this week with a discussion about some recent changes to Ursula’s Routine, and a (brief) talk about her writing methods. We wrap up this week’s interview with Jayke B about how they stay productive!
Continue reading “Episode 126 – Treadmill, Jayke B”