This week, we will discuss how one handles being suddenly unemployed, and what I’m doing to cope with it. We will also check in with the Teen Test Subject, and wrap up by talking to author Malka Older.
Updated 09-28-2018: Added a link to Born to the Blade and Arisia 2019.
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After a refreshing break, we return this week with our status on catching up post-con. We’ll also talk about how Kevin is using his Bullet Journal and the challenges around having one person use a digital calendar and the other using paper. We’ll check in with the Teen Test Subject, and then talk to Jim C. Hines on how he stays productive!
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This week we talk a little more about why and when we play video games, and how it is important for us (and many others) as part of our self-care routines. We’ll also catch up on the Wombat Test Subject’s productivity, and top it off by talking to my cousin Susan Anderson about how she stays productive.
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We are home from AnthroCon, and we’ll talk about the stresses and organizational hurdles we encountered while we were there. And then, since it is the second show of the month, we have answers to your letters!
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We are at AnthroCon this weekend, and we are looking forward to meeting everyone of our listeners who is able to come. In the mean time, we have a really good interview with Dr. Jennifer Askey, an Academic and Career Coach.
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So here it is, Episode 50. This week, we will discuss some of the challenges of no longer being tied to an office schedule, our Wombat Test Subject (Ursula Vernon) discusses the realization that she likely has ADD, and we’ll put Kevin in the hot-seat to answer the seven questions (which he has never done).
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today I had a major miss at work, and have spent the day recovering for it, so we’ll talk a little bit about owning up to our mistakes and then making it right. We’ll also talk to our Wombat Test Subject about her adventures today with special guest Seanan McGuire, who was kind enough to sit down with me and talk about how she stays productive.
Continue reading “Episode 49 – Owning Up, Finding Toads, Seanan McGuire”
This week we will be talking about email. Recently I’ve been working with two products to help me with my email sorting and processing. Then we’ll check in with the recovering Wombat Test Subject, who is between projects right now. After that we’ll talk with friend of the show Will Frank about how he stays productive.
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Setbacks are a thing that happens, and this week we’ll talk to our Wombat Test Subject (Author Ursula Vernon) about her latest in the garden. We’ll also talk about recharging and taking breaks, and wrap it all up with a discussion of how Park Ranger Alicia Day stays organized.
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After a great time at OpenSource 101 in Columbia SC, the Wombat Test Subject (author and illustrator Ursula Vernon) and I will talk about using Kanban boards. We also start to discuss burnout (which will be an ongoing discussion), and Kevin takes some time to talk to Alan Wexelblat about how he stays productive.
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