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Focus Academy Opens…Now!

Big day today! Enrollment for the Fall cohort of Focus Academy is officially open! Click here to explore the agenda and save your spot now. <<< Plus, I’m offering a little something extra special for the next 48 hours… Fast Action Bonus: Everyone who enrolls before midnight Wednesday, gets a free spot in our 2024 […] »

This only happens 2x per year…

We’re officially in what I like to call “nervous laughter” season. Why? Because nervous laughter is the typical response when I ask people how the rest of the year is looking for them. We know the end of the year is getting close… But we also know there is a TON of work that remains […] »

Build Your Focused Life: Live in a Few Hours!

In just a few hours, I’m going live to help you put together a plan for maximum clarity to close out 2023. Click below to RSVP so you can join at 2pm Eastern | 1pm Central | 11am Pacific: How to Build Your Focused Life ← If you’ll set aside 60 minutes, I’ll show you […] »

Tomorrow: How to Build Your Focused Life (Webinar)

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 20, I’m hosting a free online class and you won’t want to miss it: How to Build a Focused Life (even if you hate productivity and aren’t naturally organized). You’ll get a walkthrough of the system I use for identifying, planning, and consistently getting the right things done. How I eliminated 90% […] »

A Beginner’s Guide to Notion

We share our best tips and templates for getting started with Notion and also cover the basic elements and common use cases for getting the most out of it. »

Save the Date: How to Build a Focused Life (Webinar)

Random fact: There are 109 days left in 2023. When I realized this, I had one thought… That’s so much time. Let’s go! When September starts, I know that it can feel as if the year is almost over. It can feel as if the projects we wanted to accomplish this year will have to […] »

Let’s build your Notion setup together (New TSS Workshop)

It’s no secret that Notion is one of my favorite tools for managing ideas and notes. It’s also no secret that figuring out your own ideal Notion setup is… kind of a lot. You can spend so much time working ON your Notion workflows, that you end up never creating and working IN Notion. It’s […] »

The Best Mind Mapping App

There are several attractive options for Apple users looking for a mind mapping app to help capture, develop, and organize their ideas, but we think that MindNode is the best because it has a beautiful design that helps get your ideas flowing, is easy to use, has rock-solid sync, and has enough import/export options to […] »

Steal This Notion Workflow 🔄

We’re adding a brand-new Notion workshop to the Ideas-to-Action Focus Booster (enrolling now inside Focus Accelerator membership)! It's going to help you turn Notion into your own personal idea incubator so you can accelerate your creative work. »

Here’s What You Need to Know About Raycast Pro

It was nearly a year ago that I first wrote about Raycast here on The Sweet Setup, and few apps have seemed to gain as much momentum in recent years in the Mac enthusiast crowd than this new app launcher. In fact, I don't think I've seen this many Mac nerds change their app launcher since 2010 when Alfred first hit the scene. »

How to use Notion for Personal Knowledge Management

I officially joined the Blanc Media team in September of 2021. When I joined, I had some understanding of productivity, habits, focus, and all of those exciting things. But when I first heard the term “PKM” I drew a blank. What the heck is PKM? Over the last two years, my understanding of what PKM is has grown quite a bit. I realized that PKM (Personal Knowledge Management) is not just for the super-nerd or the information hoarder. The concepts within personal knowledge management can be utilized by anyone, and at the end of the day it’s about doing more creative work. »

(Last Call) Ideas-to-Action is starts soon!

Today’s the last chance to save your spot in the Ideas-to-Action Focus Booster before our new-member kickoff call happening later today. Ideas-to-Action is our members-only, 4-part workshop series that will help you install a system that will streamline your creative work for years to come. You’ll go from swimming in notes, plans, and underdeveloped ideas […] »