My Simple Productivity System

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  1. Matt D'Avella

    Matt D'Avella

    4 månader sedan

    Anyone else's dad a loud sneezer? 🤧

    • Shubham Arutwar

      Shubham Arutwar

      Dag sedan

      @PADMA PRIYA it not even applicable to a country, even in india all dads are loud sneezer i can litrally hear my nabours dad sneezing sometimes

    • Lenni Alen

      Lenni Alen

      4 dagar sedan

      My dad is a quiet sneezer, but he has super sensitive gag reflex. He makes horrible gagging noices every time he brushes his teeth

    • Rogério Almeida

      Rogério Almeida

      8 dagar sedan

      Dad of my children :D

    • Ken Drew

      Ken Drew

      19 dagar sedan

      MATT - Why to you have a weekly TO-DO? Shouldn't that be in your CALENDAR?

    • yoda


      Månad sedan


  2. Jay Macrosh

    Jay Macrosh

    18 timmar sedan

    Hi Matt, What do you use app for viewing and scrolling through full-size photos? Standard app isn't cool.

  3. Nannette Nagy

    Nannette Nagy

    21 timme sedan

    I subscribed after you turned your dad’s sneeze into a beat! Great video. Down to earth, achievable, great tips, real! Thanks Matt!

  4. Redskull - The Guide

    Redskull - The Guide

    Dag sedan Here are 4 more ways you can hack your productivity 😉

  5. Chubby Greyhound

    Chubby Greyhound

    Dag sedan

    My workflow centres around ordering a kebab while simultaneously watching naughty videos.

  6. Andrew L

    Andrew L

    3 dagar sedan

    Out of all the videos you have done, this was the most useful for me 👏🏾👏🏾 well done.

  7. Dawg Nasty

    Dawg Nasty

    6 dagar sedan

    Grinder for the devils lettuce? Or… something else?

  8. Nora Conrad

    Nora Conrad

    6 dagar sedan

    The water hack made me choke on my coffee 😂

  9. Laura Life | Productivity Slow Life

    Laura Life | Productivity Slow Life

    8 dagar sedan

    Sometimes we think that for being super productive we need a complex system. But in real we need to keep as simple as we can! :)

  10. michael nerantzoulis

    michael nerantzoulis

    8 dagar sedan

    Great video again bro. Any chance of letting me know the link to that wallpaper that's on your desktop screen?

  11. David Farina

    David Farina

    9 dagar sedan

    Restyaboard is the all-in-one solution for setting up a simple and effective productivity system.

  12. Luis Pavón

    Luis Pavón

    11 dagar sedan

    TeuxDeux should be free.

  13. Cam Mineo

    Cam Mineo

    12 dagar sedan

    Hahaha the sneeze beat

  14. Jay


    12 dagar sedan

    I'm glad I found a good video on this topic. I like the fact that Matt doesn't promote too much stuff as others do on their channel and I hate that. One example, he simply tells about Apple Notes which I think is best for most people but other SE-oners like Ali will transfer all the notes to some random app so they can promote them and make money out of it 🙄. His ideas are very organic and real. I appreciate for making this video and putting so much efforts into it.

  15. Made4u English

    Made4u English

    14 dagar sedan

    I am a loud sneezer as well. It is a real thing! Not on purpose at all. Believe me.

  16. Natascha Flamisch

    Natascha Flamisch

    14 dagar sedan


  17. Justine Leconte officiel

    Justine Leconte officiel

    15 dagar sedan

    Color-coding and time-blocking is the key. It has improved my productivity dramatically. Also, I start by planning the non-work / fun / inspiring things. Then I plan the work related stuff. Everything is in GMail and digital. And I just get reminders and don't have to remember what to do 😊

    • Janelle Anabel

      Janelle Anabel

      2 dagar sedan

      I never thought to start with planning my downtime. Thank you for this tip, I think I'd like to start implementing this today!

    • midelife-mann


      5 dagar sedan

      @Rasoul Moradkhahi I think tasks into the Google calendar and information by mail. I do it the same

    • Rasoul Moradkhahi

      Rasoul Moradkhahi

      12 dagar sedan

      Hey, how did you organize in Gmail?

  18. Renee B

    Renee B

    15 dagar sedan

    Hi Matt, what camera did you use for your photos in blue mountain? They are gorgeous

  19. MetalBere


    17 dagar sedan

    The beat 😂😂😂

  20. Abhisek Kishor

    Abhisek Kishor

    17 dagar sedan

    Appreciate the content A LOT! Though if you are like me and too many systems confuse you.. these are my two cents. I am an Ivy league MBA passout. We were taught to make fancy MODELS and STEPS so we can charge our clients more but when I opened my school in India and Italy and saw something else working better with my students.. something way simpler: we aren't productive and waste time because we don't have a good "connection" with ourselves and our goals. We just do many things without REALLY thinking about them. WHAT WE NEED is to spend some time with ourselves everyday planning the next day. Best way is to have a walk ALONE thinking about things to do tomorrow. VISUALIZE and make that connection. You'll also move a bit that will release the right hormones for you to have a positive connection with the next day's purpose!! So.. JUST have a walk and visualise. And thank me later. Best of luck guys!!

  21. Alansco Fabrini

    Alansco Fabrini

    18 dagar sedan

    Just curious, what pen do you use in the video?

  22. Niklas B.

    Niklas B.

    19 dagar sedan

    Dare to Lead, hell yes!

  23. JuanHarvey briceño

    JuanHarvey briceño

    20 dagar sedan

    Subtitules in spanish

  24. Ludwing Perez

    Ludwing Perez

    20 dagar sedan

    Your organization it great! I copied some ideas. Thanks to Share..

  25. Andrea Catalano

    Andrea Catalano

    21 dag sedan

    I like this week folder , I definitely implement in my drive thanks 🙏

  26. Kelly Vann

    Kelly Vann

    21 dag sedan

    Believe it or not I know 3 people that sneeze really loud like that…my husband, my dad, & one of coworkers. I never get used to it either. Lol

  27. Sarah Ng

    Sarah Ng

    21 dag sedan

    Apple note’s under rated 👏👏👏

  28. Sarah Ng

    Sarah Ng

    21 dag sedan

    Consolidating 2 weeks of call into 10mins is what my friend did with us. If we exceed, he would turn mad. oh did I mention that he is an ex now? 😂

  29. maryam hamdi

    maryam hamdi

    23 dagar sedan

    who else here when they think of productivity the first idea that gets in their head is Matt D'Avella? he gives so much motivation. 🙏

  30. Tanishk Agarwal

    Tanishk Agarwal

    24 dagar sedan

    sick beat

  31. SolaScripturamjc


    25 dagar sedan

    Didn't get past the GD in the beginning. Yuck.

  32. Danny Youngers

    Danny Youngers

    27 dagar sedan

    Matt, Just curious as to why you don’t use ICalender and iCloud Storage; being that you do use the Apple Notes app for a lot of things? Are there specific you like better about Google Calendar and Google Drive over the Apple suite of products? Thanks for your Time! Looking forward to hearing back from you on these questions/inquiries.

  33. Cemetery Guest Films

    Cemetery Guest Films

    28 dagar sedan

    I just checked out your channel after a one year break. Nothing has changed and the repetition of your videos continue. Maybe your should set yourself a clear goal. Stop doing to same old videos over and over again as they are boring?

  34. Laura VGP

    Laura VGP

    Månad sedan

    OMG you just changed my life with "note". I only live like this and to have that I can classify my notes, what a discovery THANK YOU!

  35. Brian Rios Dorado

    Brian Rios Dorado

    Månad sedan

    The fact that all my stuff was already organized in an almost identical style as Matt makes me feel like I'm on track 😏 👍

  36. saurabh mittal

    saurabh mittal

    Månad sedan

    that beat was amazing. loved it

  37. Sacda Abdurhman-Personal Growth

    Sacda Abdurhman-Personal Growth

    Månad sedan

    “Trust yourself that you can do it and get it” I believe you can succeed

  38. GrowthMindset


    Månad sedan

    “Action is the foundational key to all success.” - Picasso

  39. Anthony Craig

    Anthony Craig

    Månad sedan

    As soon as i can capture notes from my Apple Watch, I am a very happy man.

  40. Vanessa Tate

    Vanessa Tate

    Månad sedan

    The beat 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I’m weak

  41. Emin A.

    Emin A.

    Månad sedan

    haha nice beat !

  42. Manifiestatuvision


    Månad sedan

    I love the beat🧡 very creative

  43. Wesley Patterson

    Wesley Patterson

    Månad sedan

    Matt: "I'm not one of those weird productivity gurus" Also Matt: "Hey, have you guys tried shoving coffee beans up your ass?!?"

  44. Virginia mr

    Virginia mr

    Månad sedan

    too long

  45. Jason


    Månad sedan

    I don't have an Apple Device, but I love the Apple Notes concept. I need to find a good notes app to do this across platforms for free

  46. Márcio Bohrer

    Márcio Bohrer

    Månad sedan

    Demorei 3 dias pra ver todo esse vídeo

  47. Davi Sousa

    Davi Sousa

    Månad sedan


  48. Leroy Glass

    Leroy Glass

    Månad sedan

    TeuxDeux has definitely changed my life.

  49. PathosLP


    Månad sedan

    Hey heads up tech is getting crazy I recommend you to use black bars instead of blurring since blurring can be reversed. Not as nice but safer :)

  50. Loicia johnson

    Loicia johnson

    Månad sedan

    I like this, its actually do-able! some videos are way to complex!!

  51. ابو جعل

    ابو جعل

    Månad sedan

    Shave that ugly beard of yours

  52. slawbrina


    Månad sedan

    TeuxDeux 15:08

  53. Hannah Yesmunt

    Hannah Yesmunt

    Månad sedan

    very helpful thanks for sharing :-)

  54. GrubbinTV


    Månad sedan

    This was extremely helpful!

  55. Grant


    Månad sedan

    U blasphemy and curse God as a joke? That’s the worst thing you can possible say bro.

  56. Deh Alcântara

    Deh Alcântara

    Månad sedan

    Loved the water tip!

  57. Plawan C.

    Plawan C.

    Månad sedan

    This video is really helpful. I recently found myself over-organise sometimes eg. having too many folders and those folders have me waste hours a day organising new files into the right places.

  58. Zach Christiansen

    Zach Christiansen

    Månad sedan

    What program are you using to screen record while also having your video on the screen?

  59. Voltaire Pabustan

    Voltaire Pabustan

    Månad sedan

    Totally awesome video!

  60. J


    Månad sedan

    This is the most relatable and actionable productivity guide I've ever seen. I've watched tons of videos, including from Thomas Frank and other gurus but it never hit so closely, or intentional, and down to earth like this. Matt is a master of storytelling and instruction.

    • Renaaa.issance


      Månad sedan


  61. Silent Viewer

    Silent Viewer

    Månad sedan

    That is a very funny and amazing video, Matt! A big respect ✊🏻 clap 👏

  62. Huang Jack

    Huang Jack

    Månad sedan

    The second sled decisively educate because decimal neurologically search along a scandalous collision. ethereal, wary pan

  63. Brenden Bishop

    Brenden Bishop

    Månad sedan

    Note, grinders are not just about working or functioning. A good grinder vs just an okay grinder can considerably change the taste of the coffee for the better.

  64. Nami S

    Nami S

    Månad sedan

    Video on how to organise a ton of tasks which requires gsheet links or emails 😢

  65. Nami S

    Nami S

    Månad sedan

    The intro got u a new sub! Hahahaha 🤣

  66. BRANDI


    Månad sedan

    The intro made me laugh so fucking harddddd

  67. Shradha_Gugul TheMaknae

    Shradha_Gugul TheMaknae

    Månad sedan


  68. saurav ganguly

    saurav ganguly

    Månad sedan

    notion app

  69. Jeff Geronimo

    Jeff Geronimo

    Månad sedan

    Me watching productivity videos while setting aside all of the things I need to do 😆

  70. Tia Vaghela

    Tia Vaghela

    Månad sedan

    That sneeze beat tho 🤣🤣

  71. Clay Shippy

    Clay Shippy

    Månad sedan

    Thomas Franks - I watch him.

  72. Haitham Badarin

    Haitham Badarin

    2 månader sedan

    4. Password Manager

  73. Meditation Center for Healing

    Meditation Center for Healing

    2 månader sedan


  74. Mariana Kobayashi

    Mariana Kobayashi

    2 månader sedan

    Do what you love and you won't have to work a day in your life :)

  75. Mariana Kobayashi

    Mariana Kobayashi

    2 månader sedan

    The water is everything

  76. Joe Bugiardini

    Joe Bugiardini

    2 månader sedan

    the video was also great tho dont get me wrong lmao

  77. Joe Bugiardini

    Joe Bugiardini

    2 månader sedan

    ur face cam being a circle made this video 10x better idk why ive never seen that before but its refreshing.

  78. Miss L Bac2022

    Miss L Bac2022

    2 månader sedan


  79. oSJme


    2 månader sedan

    The only reason why he's productive, is because he's already doing something. I'm sure, mostly every person will be productive when they're going. Without the initial start, you will never get anything done.

  80. Knowledge of Good and Evil

    Knowledge of Good and Evil

    2 månader sedan

    Awesome thank you!

  81. Gen Liv

    Gen Liv

    2 månader sedan

    Thank you for sharing! Like how you organized your digital files! And making that sneeze into a funny track.... work life balance ! :)

  82. aa_kozyreva


    2 månader sedan

    Omg! I’ve never seen such a structured files earlier. I’ll use your idea to sort notes by folders and to name it. This way to store information is so simple and convenient at the same time! Thanks for sharing your ideas

  83. Laura Payne

    Laura Payne

    2 månader sedan

    My favorite productivity system is Restyaboard, very easy to use.

  84. Rick Amendoim

    Rick Amendoim

    2 månader sedan

    "simple" xDD

  85. Madison


    2 månader sedan

    I've been time blocking without knowing it was a thing lol... also, he really reminds me of Casey Neistat

  86. Robert Raymond

    Robert Raymond

    2 månader sedan

    Alright, so I watched the video, and I came out with some good news, and some bad news. The good news: I'm not the only one who thinks like this, and it actually seems quite normal for people to systemitize, arrange, and write out their goals and thoughts. The bad news: I'm not the only one who thinks like this, and it actually seems quite normal for people to systemitize, arrange, and write out their goals and thoughts.

  87. Daniyal Dehleh

    Daniyal Dehleh

    2 månader sedan

    Awesome video! I used to time block my day too but still got distracted from sociaal media which made reaching my daily tasks unachievable and depressing. Until I started using a browser extension called "Betimeful" which basically hides news feeds and recommendation videos from social media platforms when you’re in work mode. The BEST part about it is that it’s completely free! No sign-ups, no credit cards, no bs!

  88. MeraKay


    2 månader sedan

    Watching productivity videos while i have 5 big projects and one week to complete them for my exams

  89. Althea Collymore

    Althea Collymore

    2 månader sedan

    25:10 - Oh the things you do for us Matt, dam near drowned yourself. Thank you.

  90. Bill Haywood

    Bill Haywood

    2 månader sedan

    That mark on your right temple looks like it could be a basal cell carcinoma or more serious skin cancer. Have you seen a dermatologist recently for a skin check? (It's hard to see, because you look to your right.) I just recovered from a similar-looking skin cancer on my left temple.

    • Bill Haywood

      Bill Haywood

      2 månader sedan

      Oh, looked to your left. Definitely have that checked out if you haven't already.

  91. Marques Hill

    Marques Hill

    2 månader sedan

    Matt! I truly hope you’re doing amazing!! I appreciate the video! 😇😇😇

  92. Alice Borges De Jesus

    Alice Borges De Jesus

    2 månader sedan

    You had me in the beginning not gonna lie🙊

  93. Alexandra Fokas

    Alexandra Fokas

    2 månader sedan

    I use Spark + Zoom + Restyaboard. This is my simple productivity system to be more productive.

  94. goji


    2 månader sedan

    My dad is a loud yawner. It's infuriating.

  95. Clay Pylant

    Clay Pylant

    2 månader sedan

    Really wanted to watch, but turned off at disrespecting God. Why curse God who loves you?

  96. Florence Florence

    Florence Florence

    2 månader sedan

    Thank you Matt

  97. phannybrce


    2 månader sedan

    Are the enemas the secret to your biceps?

  98. Cpt Brncls

    Cpt Brncls

    2 månader sedan

    my wife is a loud sneezer

  99. norj


    2 månader sedan

    i am a loud sneezer. hahaha definitely not faking it. kind of involuntary. 😅

  100. jurachic tales

    jurachic tales

    2 månader sedan

    be productive, adjust playback speed 1.25