My Favourite Tip: Taylor Jacobson - Use technology to find an accountability partner
What did that person actually do? Were they giving you tips? Or was it enough to just have them… there? I know I work with a whole lot more concentration and energy when my teammates are around.
And Taylor Jacobson does too - he had such a great study buddy in college that he turned the experience into a company. Taylor explains how Focusmate works, and crucially, details the processes that go into turning a regular social interaction into an accountability tool.
Connect with Taylor on Twitter or try Focusmate here
You can find the full interview here: Focus! Why Taylor Jacobson founded Focusmate to force himself to concentrate
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Produced by Inventium
Host: Amantha Imber
Sound Engineer: Martin Imber