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

    Monday, August 2, 2021

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    📝 What’s up as of July 4?

    Sunday, July 4, 2021

    What’s up as of July 4?

    Wow, it’s been a while since I wrote an update. Actually it’s been 4 months, and I’m still as busy as ever!

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    🌎 ✅ 🎬 Nozbe Teams Product Vlog 1 - new features and backstage (on Nozbe blog)

    Thursday, July 1, 2021

    This past half a year was busy getting Nozbe Teams off the ground and together with Rafal of NoOffice podcast we decided to record a live vlog and discuss the changes in Nozbe Teams and the three core new features: task me, joint projects and cloning projects/tasks. More info ℹ️

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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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