Episode 10: How to Set Limits on Technology (Like a Tech Smart Boss)

We love technology but if you’re not careful, technology can be a 24/7 distraction.  In this episode we cover 6 steps on how you can set limits on technology so you can reap the benefits but not become a slave to it.

 

Topics Discussed (Time Stamped)

1:06 You have to set limits in Technology
2:44 Quick reminder on where to find the show notes
3:33 What’s in it for you if you subscribe to our website
4:44 About you as an entrepreneur
5:28 The technique called ‘Time Boxing’
6:58 Using your calendar properly
9:16 Setting up your Calendly
10:32 The Inbox Zero approach
13:21 The concept behind Mailbox
14:22 Creating special folder in your mailbox
15:10 Using GetPocket to bookmark sites
16:35 Turning off phone notifications
18:43 What’s the worst case if you don’t get that email?
19:42 iPhone settings you can use
21:58 Turn technology off
23:19 The secret I tell new parents
24:39 Just focus on what you are doing
25:30 Reducing the amount of email traffic
27:26 Slack and having system integration
31:43 Takeaways for this episode

Quotes Worth Sharing

Just be present with your kids because honestly, they’re not going to be at that age all the time Click To Tweet
Just focus on what you are doing. It’s not that important to respond immediately Click To Tweet

Resources Mentioned

Tech Smart Boss Facebook Community – http://facebook.com/groups/techsmartboss
5000fish – http://www.5000fish.com/
Yurbi – https://www.yurbi.com
Calendly – https://calendly.com/
G Suite (Google Apps) – https://gsuite.google.com/
Office 365 – https://products.office.com/en/business/explore-office-365-for-business
Dropbox – https://www.dropbox.com/
Spark – https://sparkmailapp.com/
Outlook App – https://www.microsoft.com/en-ph/outlook-com/
Pocket – https://getpocket.com/
Slack – https://slack.com/
Unroll – https://unroll.me/
Asana – https://asana.com/

Thanks!

Thanks for listening and checking out the show notes,  any feedback, comments, or questions, send me a email at david@techsmartboss.com

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