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Focused
David Sparks and Mike Schmitz are not nearly as productive as they’d like to be. Join these fellow travelers (and a bunch of special guests) as they share the best ways to get focused, and talk though their successes and failures along the way. Hosted by David Sparks and Mike Schmitz.
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4.3 stars from 115 ratings
A couple of narcissists…
…who think every aspect of their mundane lives need to be recorded, databased, perused, obsessed over and curated. Get over yourselves, guys. Life is short, stop typing and navel gazing. If you think you have any ideas of real importance (which is unlikely) get a notebook and a pen.
strummermax via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/28/21
Good stuff
David Sparks does it again! I am a long-time listener of one of his other podcasts, MPU. I only recently discovered Focused and I’m really enjoying the thoughtful, well-organized content here.
Sylmar CA via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/21
Always informative!
EngageOnFire via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/01/21
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