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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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    🤩 On Startup Info - how we all work remotely

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    On Startup Info - how we all work remotely

    Startup info portal asked me a few questions in their innovators vs COVID series about how we work the No Office way and it was a very succinct story of how we all work remotely now in the face of this pandemic. More info ℹ️

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    🎙 No Office FM #13: No Roadmap

    Monday, February 22, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #13 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. Today we explain how we work and release new features in Nozbe apps. Why we don’t have a roadmap, but a portfolio of options instead. How it enables us to make the best decisions possible.

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    📲 Embracing the MagSafe lifestyle

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

    Embracing the MagSafe lifestyle

    Apart from reducing the size of the iPhone 12 last year, Apple introduced a new type of accessories for the iPhone, which have to do with charging and magnets - MagSafe. While I was a little skeptical about this, I ordered the MagSafe Wallet and gave it a try. After a while I decided to go all in on MagSafe and embrace this new magnetic lifestyle.

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    ✅ 🎥 🎬 14th Anniversary of Nozbe - Team Productivity Show #10

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    Today I’m celebrating 🥳 the 14th Anniversary of Nozbe and give a few updates on the developments of Nozbe apps and the No Office Book.

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    🎙 No Office FM #12: Leading by context

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #12 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. This time we discuss how both me and Rafal need to change the way we do leadership in the company. How we should delegate better to really give people the Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose they need.

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    🎧 The Podcast #210 - No Rules Rules

    Sunday, February 7, 2021

    The Podcast #210 - No Rules Rules

    And we’re back with another episode of “The Podcast” and we’re also back with discussing a book, this time by Reid Hastings - No Rules Rules - Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention (Amazon or Audible) - and how ideas from this book inspired change in our Nozbe company.

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    📝 What’s up as of February 4?

    Thursday, February 4, 2021

    What’s up as of February 4?

    The first month of 2021 is over, the virus is still there but we’re hoping that things will be looking up for us!

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    🌎 ✅ Nozbe turns 14 today!

    Monday, February 1, 2021

    Nozbe turns 14 today!

    Today Nozbe - my #NoOffice productivity company turns 14. Fourteen. This special anniversary opens a new chapter in my company’s life. We’ve got two products now - Nozbe Personal and Nozbe Teams and I’m about to finish my most important book. And there’s more…

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    📱 Curlicues - note taking on infinite canvas with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Curlicues - note taking on infinite canvas with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

    When I wrote about my iPad Home Screen I mentioned that one of the new apps for 2021 on my dock was an app that wasn’t even released yet on the App Store - Curlicues by the Danish programmer Simon Støvring, the maker of Scriptable. Simon was gracious enough to give me access to the TestFlight version of his app and I promised to give it a spin. Instead of writing him a long email, I decided to write a full review on my blog. Yes, the app is that good. It stays on my iPad Pro dock.

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    🎙 No Office FM #11: Direction and Home Screens for 2021

    Monday, January 25, 2021

    Welcome to the episode #11 of my podcast about working remotely with Rafal, Nozbe’s VP of Product. First episode in 2021 and we’re talking about our home screens (both on iPad and iPhone) and how we’ll be focusing on fewer goals, but more of a direction where we want to go. The journey is the ultimate destination, right?

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