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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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I used to be the editor of the Productive! Magazine between 2008 and 2016 (34 issues), also in Polish (18 issues), Dutch (5 issues), Spanish (4 issues) and Japanese (1 issue) as a part of my now shut-down Remag startup.


📙 №34 with Greg McKeown - the last (essential) issue of the Productive! Magazine

Thursday, March 16, 2017 /productivemag/

№34 with Greg McKeown - the last (essential) issue of the Productive! Magazine

From the editor of the Productive! Magazine №34 with Greg McKeown: Do you know that this is the last time we meet here? This issue of Productive! Magazine marks the end of our series. All the archive editions will be certainly kept online so that you can always come back to your favorite articles and recommend them to the people who might need some inspiration or advice. In this post I’ll explain why and how we’re finishing off our magazine:

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📙 Why you should have a morning routine - intro to Productive! Magazine #33 with Laura McClellan

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 /productivemag-33/

Why you should have a morning routine - intro to Productive! Magazine #33 with Laura McClellan

The new issue of Productive! Magazine has just been published. It is the next to last edition of my free magazine. It includes articles that will help you develop productivity-boosting habits and routines. If you really want to achieve your goals, don’t miss this issue!

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📙 Get focused in 5 simple steps - intro to Productive! Magazine No.32 with Sean Platt

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 /productivemag32/

Get focused in 5 simple steps - intro to Productive! Magazine No.32 with Sean Platt

The new issue of Productive! Magazine has just been published. I hope you find an article that will prove really timely for you and that will help you stay in control of your time. Right – time. Because time is your most precious resource. It’s one of those few things you simply can’t get back no matter what you do. We both know that the real key here is not the amount of hours you stay at work, but how you actually use this time. Efficiency, process optimization and persistence are very important. And so is the focus!

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📙 Workflow optimization - intro to Productive! Magazine No.31 with Grace Marshall

Thursday, December 10, 2015 /prodmag-31/

Workflow optimization - intro to Productive! Magazine No.31 with Grace Marshall

Optimization is a really popular term nowadays, and I guess because of that its meaning has faded and lost some of its value. It’s a pity, because I see optimization as one of the crucial elements of productivity. It lets me save time and effort and maintain the quality of my work.

This is the Editor’s Note that I wrote for 31st issue of Productive! Magazine. See how you can use the workflow optimization rules employed in plants and factories to improve your personal productivity and team effectiveness.

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📙 Productive! Magazine In Spanish, issue 4 with José Miguel Bolivar

Monday, December 7, 2015 /productivemag4es/

Productive! Magazine In Spanish, issue 4 with José Miguel Bolivar

I’m so proud of our Productive! Magazine network growing and later this week we’ll publish the 31st issue of our global one in English, but our Spanish franchise keeps growing, too. Now with my good friend Josep running the show with Augusto and a great bunch of Spanish-speaking productivity bloggers, they have just delivered yet another great issue:

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📙 Too busy to get things done - intro to Productive! Magazine No.30

Monday, August 10, 2015 /prodmag-30/

Too busy to get things done - intro to Productive! Magazine No.30

More and more often, people go on about how busy they are as a reply to a simple “How are you” question. It becomes uncomfortable for me to listen to this. I don’t like it. We’re all busy, right?

This is the Editor’s Note that I wrote for 30th issue of Productive! Magazine. Learn, what has helped me focus on the essential stuff and get more things done that matter.

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📙 🌎 Why and How to become an early riser - interview with Karol Zielinski [in Polish for: Productive! Mag Poland]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 /productivemag-pl-14/

Why and How to become an early riser - interview with Karol Zielinski [in Polish for: Productive! Mag Poland]

Another fine issue of our Productive! Magazine In Polish is out where I interview a friend and a CEO of PayLane through which we process payments at Nozbe. Check out these few quotes or read the entire issue on your iOS device or Android:

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📙 Support and be supported - intro to Productive! Magazine 29

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 /prodmag-29/

Support and be supported - intro to Productive! Magazine 29

In his book The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor discusses the key factors that increase effectiveness and maximize personal potential. As his studies conducted at Harvard show, investing in our social support network is very important. Shawn, an advocate of positive psychology, considers this investment to be the main source of success and happiness.

This is the Editor’s Note that I wrote for 29th issue of Productive! Magazine. See, if you can improve your social support network and help others do so.

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📙 🌎 How to deal with Chinese providers, manage family life and productivity - my interview with Bogdan Wicinski (in Polish) [for the: Productive! Magazine Poland issue 13]

Thursday, June 4, 2015 /pm13pl/

How to deal with Chinese providers, manage family life and productivity - my interview with Bogdan Wicinski (in Polish) [for the: Productive! Magazine Poland issue 13]

Our Polish franchise of [Productive! Magazine][] is doing really great! It’s got an almost monthly schedule with great interviews and fantastic contributors. This time, I’m interviewing Bogdan Wicinski of Manta SA - one of the leading Polish electronics importer and manufacturer. Please note that the interview and the entire magazine is in Polish. Here are a few quotes from the magazine - get it from the App Store or Google Play:

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