In this presentation Mike Vardy will cover several critical elements of personal and professional productivity. He will discuss how he went from someone who took on too much and got little done to someone who is able to shift between work and home life as frictionlessly as possible. The main takeaways will be illustrating the difference between time and task management, suggesting a better way to deal with email, and a offering some insights on how to use a calendar in a way that works for you rather than against you.
Biography: Mike Vardy is a writer, speaker, podcaster, and “productivityist”. He has served as the Managing Editor at Lifehack, and contributed articles on productivity to 99u, Lifehacker, The Next Web, SUCCESS Magazine, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of The Front Nine: How To Start The Year You Want Anytime You Want (published by Diversion Books), The Productivityist Workbook, and The NOW Year: A Practical Guide to Calendar Management. Mike has delivered talks on the topic of task and time management at events like New Media Expo, Social Media Camp, creativeLIVE, and TEDx Victoria. Mike also co-hosts the productivity and workflow podcast Mikes on Mics on the popular 5by5 network. Mike lives in Victoria, BC, Canada with his amazing and supportive wife, daughter, and son. Website.