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Mikes On Mics

Michael Schechter and Mike Vardy talk technology and time management, parenting and productivity and all things in between during this podcast, all while sipping on their drink of choice for each episode.

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Friday
Jun282013

Episode 74: The Mid-Year Review

“The Mikes” share their process for daily, weekly and monthly reviews. They also examine ways to use the mid-year point as an opportunity to take stock and potentially reshape priorities for the rest of the year.

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Friday
Jun212013

Episode 73: Organizational Habit with David Hassell

"The Mikes" are joined by David Hassell, Founder and CEO of 15Five, for a discussion on the challenges with -- and possibilities for -- better communication within organizations. This episode examines how tools can help aid better practices, ways to overcome the tendency for employees to freeze up in front of managers, and a look at how we can better communicate with ourselves.

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Friday
Jun142013

Episode 72: By Design with Nick Wynja

This week “The Mikes” are joined by Nick Wynja of Hack/Make to talk about the role of design. At a time where most are nitpicking aspects of Apple’s latest design choices, it seemed like a good time to take a step back and look at the role that design plays in the applications we use as well as our work and lives. Schechter also gets into a semantic argument with Nick about the difference between “by design” and “the design” (you know, as he does).

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Friday
Jun072013

Episode 71: Take A Breather with Julien Smith

“The Mikes” are joined once again by Julien Smith to discuss his new project, Breather and to revisit their previous conversation on zooming in and out.

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Friday
May312013

Episode 70: Picking and Prioritizing Projects

This week The Mikes fly “duo” once again, and discuss the breaking down, picking, and prioritizing of their projects. As expected, each have different approaches.

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