Your time management system used to work. Now it doesn’t. Here’s what to do to get your system hitting on all cylinders again.


When you get two productivity guys together, you never know what you’ll get. It’s living proof that “1+1” sometimes equals “3.”

Francis Wade had me as a guest on his podcast. A pretty significant concept came out of it, and I talked about that concept in a post called “How to Make Your Old System Handle Your New Responsibilities.”

This week, we bring you that entire podcast in this space. Topics are as follows:

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 3:20 Peter’s Problem
  • 6:15 What worked before isn’t working now
  • 10:55 Comparing software
  • 17:15 When our roles change…
  • 25:45 My first system
  • 26:55 Eternal principles
  • 28:00 New system or clean the system?
  • 36:05 A system that handles the volume.
  • 49:30 How systems differ with age and role
  • 54:00 The Nick Saban secret
  • 60:50 Where to learn more

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