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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.

Michael Sliwinski

Let’s talk about your team’s productivity!

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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    🌎 ✅ The Pyramid Of Communication - Your Team’s Efficiency Guarantee (on Nozbe blog)

    Thursday, June 24, 2021

    Another take on Nozbe’s world famous pyramid of communication this time in the context of our upcoming free video course - check it out and start working like this with your team! More info ℹ️

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    📖 🏝 Teaser #2 of the #NoOffice book - what if there’s no office at all?

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Teaser #2 of the #NoOffice book - what if there’s no office at all?

    Yes! Yes! Yes!… Yesterday I finished writing the #NoOffice book. It’s still a rough draft, because the final chapters need more editing and I want to review the book completely before the launch date this September. However, you can read it all online today for free as the book is completely published as an open source project and licensed under Creative Commons license. I’ve already presented part 1 of the book on this blog, and also talked about it on my show so it’s time for Part 2 of #NoOffice book:

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    🎙 🎬 No Office FM #22: How to foster focused work

    Tuesday, June 22, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #22 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. As we’re offering our free course - the ultimate guide to working remotely, both Rafał and I explain how we get focused work done. Now also you can enjoy this podcast on video - we stream every two weeks at 5pm CET / 11am EST NY.

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    📱 Why I dig the updated multitasking on the iPad in iOS15 beta

    Friday, June 18, 2021

    Why I dig the updated multitasking on the iPad in iOS15 beta

    Last week on Apple’s WWDC conference they announced substantial updates to the iPadOS15 and even though this new operating system will not be available to the public until the Fall, I’ve already updated my main iPad to the beta version. And I love the new changes:

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    🌎 🏝 9 facts & myths about remote work (on Nozbe blog)

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    On Nozbe blog Ola wrote this great article about the myths and facts of #NoOffice work. Again Magda recorded it so you can just listen to it: More info ℹ️

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    🏝 🌎 Why Nozbe has no office and how we work (on Nozbe blog)

    Thursday, June 10, 2021

    Soon we’re starting to take signups for our brand new “Remote Teamwork” course. We’re kicking it all off with a great article about why #NoOffice work is great and how your company can leverage it to be more efficient and more productive. Magda has written this one and apparently she’s also experimenting with voice over acting as she also reads it for you as well, check it out below or Read it on the Nozbe blog ℹ️

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    🎙 No Office FM #21: Work-Life Balance as a Double Win

    Monday, June 7, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #21 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. My co-host is back and with Rafal we’re discussing last week’s guest - Michael Hyatt and his book, talking about our own experiences trying to achieve double win of winning at work and succeeding at life.

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    🏝 ☹️ Apple, offices and this new “problematic” flexibility to letting people work from anywhere

    Saturday, June 5, 2021

    Apple, offices and this new “problematic” flexibility to letting people work from anywhere

    As a business owner of Nozbe I look up to many bigger and more successful companies for guidance, examples and inspiration when running my company. Recently however, leadership of some of them is making decisions I cannot agree with. First it was Basecamp with their “no politics at work” policy that drove 1/3 of their talented employees away. Now it’s Apple, with their questionable attitude towards us, developers on their platforms. And to add insult to injury, recently Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, told their employees to come back to their office, or else! There are fundamentally two things I cannot agree with here:

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    🤩 🎬 Interviewed by Time Navigators about NoOffice work

    Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    I had a pleasure of talking to X from Time Navi about my journey as a No Office company leader. It was such a blast doing this interview! More info ℹ️

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    🎙 🎬 No Office FM #20: How To Achieve The Work-Life Balance According To Michael Hyatt

    Monday, May 24, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #20 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. What a blast talking to my guru and mentor, Michael Hyatt. I feel like he’s an older brother to me :-) I knew how busy he was launching his new book “How to win at work and succeed at life” and still he found the time to talk to me live on the podcast, to celebrate my birthday. It was also our first ever truly live video episode of the NoOffice.FM podcast. Check it out, you won’t regret it!

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