A Productive Conversation

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, A Productive Conversation is a podcast that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

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Laura Mae Martin Talks About Personalized Produ...
Google’s Laura Mae Martin talks personalized productivity systems, task management, and well-being. Insights from her book "UPTIME."
47 min
2
PM Talks S1E6: Writing
Mike Vardy and Patrick Rhone discuss productivity, creativity, and writing habits in this PM Talks series on A Productive Conversation.
51 min
3
Scott Rusnak Talks About Integrating EOS for Ma...
Scott Rusnak discusses integrating EOS into life, journaling, gratitude, and intentional life design for personal growth.
29 min
4
Scott H. Young Talks About Getting Better at An...
Explore skill mastery and learning with Scott H. Young in this enlightening episode of A Productive Conversation.
64 min
5
John Diggs Talks About Unlocking Potential with...
John Diggs discusses the benefits of mind mapping for personal and professional growth in this insightful podcast episode.
43 min
6
Steven Bertrand Talks About Overcoming Challeng...
Steven Bertrand discusses overcoming challenges and the benefits of meditation in this inspiring podcast episode.
44 min
7
PM Talks S1E5: What Do You Want From Us?
Join Mike Vardy and Patrick Rhone as they discuss choices, wrestling, and the pursuit of longevity in our latest insightful PM Talks episode.
63 min
8
Mat Ellis Talks About Balancing Productivity an...
Join Mike Vardy and Mat Ellis as they discuss how AI and productivity software can enhance both efficiency and personal connections, striking a balance that nurtures both work and life.
40 min
9
FROM THE VAULT: Thomas Frank Talks About Elevat...
Thomas Frank discusses his creative process, challenges in video content creation, and balancing productivity with creativity in this insightful podcast episode.
58 min
10
Dr. Dale Whelehan Talks About Revolutionizing W...
Dr. Dale Whelehan shares insights on the four-day workweek's impact on productivity and well-being, offering a glimpse into the future of work.
32 min
11
PM Talks S1E4: Failure
Join Mike Vardy and Patrick Rhone in a compelling PM Talks episode discussing failure, choice, and the rich growth that can emerge from both.
49 min
12
Derin "DMac" McMains Talks About Talks About T...
Derin "DMac" McMains shares his journey from pro baseball to mental coaching, highlighting athlete identity, overcoming self-doubt, and the power of presence.
35 min
13
FROM THE VAULT: Ian Morgan Cron Talks About Enn...
Explore the Enneagram with Ian Morgan Cron and discover "The Story of You" and how to use it for personal growth and self-awareness.
38 min
14
Lindsey Roy Talks About Overcoming Adversity wi...
Lindsey Roy discusses overcoming adversity with perspective, vulnerability, and gratitude. A must-listen for personal growth seekers.
36 min
15
PM Talks S1E3: Nuance
Join Patrick Rhone in discussing the vital role of nuance in creativity and productivity. An episode filled with insights and stories.
54 min
16
Chris Knudsen Talks About Unconventional Busine...
Chris Knudsen talks unconventional business wisdom, self-education, and learning from failures in "Trust Me, I'm a Consultant."
43 min
17
FROM THE VAULT: Nir Eyal Talks About Mastering ...
Nir Eyal on mastering focus with "Indistractable," offering insights on productivity, distraction, and living intentionally
49 min
18
Haemin Sunim Talks About Zen Wisdom for Life's ...
Discover Zen wisdom with Haemin Sunim on facing life's challenges, embracing contentment, and finding joy in the present
59 min
19
PM Talks S1:E2: Choices
Explore happiness & contentment through personal choices with Patrick Rhone on the PM Talks series. A deep dive into minimalism, goals, and living intentionally.
34 min
20
Haris Butt Talks About AI and Productivity Enha...
Explore AI's impact on productivity with Haris But. from ClickUp. Insightful discussion on balancing AI tools and human efficiency in this podcast episode.
41 min
21
Hal Elrod Talks About Revamping “The Miracle Mo...
Explore Hal Elrod's journey and the evolving Miracle Morning routine in our latest podcast episode, packed with insights and practical advice.
24 min
22
Francesco D’Alessio Talks About Innovative Prod...
Dive into productivity with Francesco D’Alessio: App methodologies, AI tools, and finding the perfect productivity software.
39 min
23
Ben Kirk Talks About Productivity, Routines, an...
Productivity coach Ben Kirk joins Mike to discuss habits, routines, and overcoming obstacles
39 min
24
PM Talks S1E1: (Mostly) Paper Planners
Patrick Rhone joins me in a new monthly special series where we talk and listen to each other about things. This time around? Mostly paper planners.
47 min
25
Jim Vaselopulos Talks About Achieving Clarity i...
Jim Vaselopulos shares insights on clarity, balance, and storytelling in business, guiding us to work less and achieve more.
33 min