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Hello, I’m Michael Sliwinski, founder of Nozbe - to-do app for modern teams. I write about productivity, #NoOffice, #iPadOnly and I believe that work is not a place you go to, it’s a thing you do.

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Michael Sliwinski

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I’m the founder of Nozbe and Nozbe Teams - to-do apps for busy professionals and teams, which I’ve been running for the last 13 years. I’m also a writer (#iPadOnly and #NoOffice) and serial podcaster.

With the launch of Nozbe Teams I’m all about “team productivity”. Basically:

I help small teams do great things by working in a truly modern way.

My team is all-remote and we all work from our “home offices” (just like the one pictured above) while delivering two global apps with more than 700,000 users worldwide.

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This site is in: English (this), Spanish and Polish

I post stuff mostly here in English, but I do sometimes write or do interviews in Polish or do webinars or public speaking in Spanish. I also speak German, for the record.

BTW, this is my new site, which I just launched. My previous site is here: Sliwinski.com.

Also - this site is free and open source. Copy anything you want, just credit me back, thanks!

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    📲 This year I’m going with iPhone 13 Pro. Mini no more!

    Thursday, September 23, 2021 /iphone13/

    This year I’m going with iPhone 13 Pro. Mini no more!

    I watched last week’s Apple Event with much enthusiasm and as I tend to upgrade my iPhone every year, I was very happy to see the cameras got slightly better as well as battery life. This year though, the difference between the pro and non-pro models is substantial so I decided I’m going back with a bigger iPhone. I’m replacing my good old iPhone 12 Mini with the iPhone 13 Pro, here’s why:

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    🤩 🎬 Anything but Idle - talking about iPhone 13 Apple Event

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 /anythingbutidle-iphone13/

    As per tradition, I was invited as a guest on the Anything But Idle Podcast to comment on the recent Apple Event where Apple revealed the new iPhones, the redesigned iPad Mini and the Apple Watch series 7. Here are my quick thoughts about it:

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    📱 The M1 13” iPad Pro with white Magic Keyboard is not as huge as I thought! My first impressions.

    Wednesday, August 18, 2021 /ipad13/

    The M1 13” iPad Pro with white Magic Keyboard is not as huge as I thought! My first impressions.

    Almost two months ago I anxiously ordered the new M1 13” iPad Pro and after a long wait it finally arrived two weeks ago. I’ve been using it exclusively together with the beta version of the iPad OS 15. Today I’m going to share my initial impressions, shared by someone who’s iPad is the main computer and who has been using the smaller, 11” version of the iPad Pro for the last 3 years. Here goes:

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    🎙 No Office FM #26: Tech gear we use on holidays

    Monday, August 16, 2021 /noofficefm-26/

    Welcome to the episode #26 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. We discuss my latest iPad Pro and all the other tech gear we use when on holidays. Lots of tips for traveling while working or semi-working. Enjoy!

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    ✈️ Berlin - the capital city of European history?

    Thursday, August 5, 2021 /berlin/

    Berlin - the capital city of European history?

    It’s summer and the pandemic is a little under control my wife suggested we visit our neighboring country of Germany by car. First stop - Berlin - the city I visited for the first time in my life back in 1990 (when I was 11!) right after the fall of the Berlin wall. I must say I like Berlin a lot. I’ve been here countless times over the years and I still enjoy coming back for a number of reasons. Here are few of them:

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    🎙 🎬 No Office FM #25: Ideas for process & productivity improvements

    Monday, August 2, 2021 /noofficefm-25/

    Welcome to the episode #25 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. This time I’m experimenting with recording only on my iPad without any serious backup on a Mac. I’m also traveling so we talk about my setup, magsafe lifestyle and much more! Enjoy!

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    🤩 Short Life Lessons on WorldClassPerformer

    Tuesday, July 27, 2021 /worldclassperformer/

    Short Life Lessons on WorldClassPerformer

    I was invited to contribute to World Class Performer site with a couple of my life lessons, check it out.

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    🎙 No Office FM #24: The iPadOnly Home Office of Augusto Pinaud

    Monday, July 19, 2021 /noofficefm-24/

    Welcome to the episode #24 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. This time around Rafał is not here but I’m joined by my good friend and co-author of the #iPadOnly book and we diacuss the details of his cool Matrix-like home office and getting real work done on the iPad.

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    😎 🎬 Drink water. Just listen to Cristiano Ronaldo!

    Friday, July 9, 2021 /water/

    Sugared drinks are a big part of our pop culture. They have all the marketing money in the world and they try to sell us on the idea that drinking sugar-bubbly drinks 🥤 is good for us. Yes, they taste good. But essentially they are just empty calories, they elevate our glucose levels and basically make us fat. We should drink water 💦 instead. That’s why I was so happy to see the world-famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo rejecting Coca-cola on a Eurocup press conference, indicating to drink water instead. What an example!

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    🎙 🎬 No Office FM #23: Best tips to successful workation

    Monday, July 5, 2021 /noofficefm-23/

    Welcome to the episode #23 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. As vacation time for many people on our team starts, some want to unplug completely when others want just change the place they work from. We call it workation! Here are the details:

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