Matt Ragland visualizes his productivity - SE10/EP07


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In this episode, Matt Ragland, a productivity guide, creator coach, and sketchnoter, talks about how he integrates sketchnoting elements into his productivity practice.

Learn how your abilities as a creative person can enhance your productivity practice, and why your bullet journal pages don’t need to be Instagram-worthy to be valuable to you.

Time to get productive!

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Running Order

  • Intro: Who is Matt?
  • Matt’s origin story
  • Embellished and minimal productivity approaches
  • Making productivity systems work for you
  • Transitioning to independent work
  • Tools
  • 3 tips
  • Outro



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