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time tracking on mac and iPhone
00:20, You can connect with Michael, @payown and he’s @Damashe
Starting it out with us chatting about time tracking on mac and iPhone
00:35, jumping right into it talking about iphone time tracking apps.
0:47 you’ll learn how Damashe has to get back into time tracking.
00:50, Freshbooks caused Damashe to look into tracking his time.
1:30, do you have the same issue with the Toggl app that we have?
1:44 and you’ll learn how Michael’s apple watch caused him to start tracking all types of data.
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Apps for Time Tracking on the Mac and iPhone are
1:50, some apps michael is using to handle his time tracking on the mac and iPhone are:
2:45, why did you get an apple watch if you have a reason?
3:00, Damashe wanted to interact with particular apps like Drafts.
3:15, he sends his stuff into drafts then processes it.
3:38, Michael asks Damashe to break his workflow down.
4:25, the only addition Damashe has is workspaces.
Time to chat about workflows?
4:50, Damashe explains to Michael how he’s clipping stuff from the web and keeping for use later.
5:40, Damashe has his templet set up to capture I’m at information necessary to process the information he’s clipping off the web
6:08, Michael asks Damashe to explain workspaces.
7:10, and how Damashe is using spaces.
Did you know?
7:33, did you know that you can do this with Launch Center?
9:45, The launch center pro action that Michael uses is to launch a shortcut that prompts
10:25, Leverage text expander within apps
11:20, and look out for discounts for text expander.
12:05 and then we chat about what direct integration with text expander is.
13:08, what Is Text-expander?
13:25, Damashe’s answer is
14:00, Customer service professionals can learn a way to leverage text expander to get your job done faster and keep the personalization.
14:40, how Michael explains text-expander.
Leverage advanced snippet to improve your workflow.
15:10, Damashe explains to us an advanced snippet with a selection box to direct how his message would look.
16:55, and you’ll learn that this allows you’re small business to see consistency across the team.
17:22, Michael’s stats:
as of Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 12:46 PM,
- Snippets expanded:, 718
- Characters saved:, 30,133
- 1.67 hours saved at 60 WPM
NOTE: We recorded this episode on Thursday, January 17, 2018.
18:00: we need to clean our snip-its up.
19:00, you can set a prefix for your groups when organizing text-expander.
20:00, wow, that was a mess!
20:29, let’s get back to the original purpose of this episode.
20:50, how has your apple watch helped?
21:00, Damashe and Michael have the same thoughts.
21:26, then we get distracted about Michael stocking Damashe via his watch.
22:00, You can’t see the people in his mind he’s competing with 😉
22:25, He wants to see his grandkids.
22:45, we need to do something, it gives us a deadline.
So why might you not leverage time tracking on mac and iPhone?
23:05, Damashe asks Michael how he’s using Toggl.
23:20, it takes time to use it every day
23:50, Michael chats a bit about some of his categories in Toggl.
24:20, Michael chats about tags and how he tracked one of his tasks this morning.
24:40, Michael gives navigation tips for navigating the app on IOS.
25:45, and then they chat briefly about the lack of access but the fact you can get info.
26:16, learn to explore your screen
26:27, Damashe explains what Michael was talking about when he mentioned split taps.
26:46, It’s time to do dishes.
27:20, a faster tip is shared by Michael.
When time tracking on mac and iPhone you want to continue tasks
27:44, and another way to continue a task.
28:06, and then we review the 3 tabs, at least what Michael calls them.
28:30, Remington makes an appearance ?
29:02, Working with shortcuts is how Michael gets some podcast listening in for his time tracking.
29:30, time tracking causes you to focus on the tasks you’re working with.
29:51, what project is Michael working on the most? that’s how he’s categorizing his tasks.
Sometimes, you just need to manually enter time
30:16, you can go back in and edit your time in the apps.
30:40, and michael explains how he had to go back and track his information.
31:00, Learn why Michael is tracking his day.
31:18, How productive are you vs how productive do you think you are?
31:40, now Michael is looking at the app that Damashe was looking at.
32:13, and you’ll learn what timing was showing Damashe
32:32, and that’s why Michael started looking at that app.
32:56, you don’t know what’s abnormal until you know what’s normal.
33:00, let us know how you’re tracking time.
Michael is @payown and he’s @damashe
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What did you learn from todays episode starting out talking about the iphone time tracking apps?