Digital Wellness

#108 Enhancing Digital Awareness & Productivity with Robby Macdonell

By 13th August 2018 No Comments

About the Episode

In this week’s show, Robby Macdonell, CEO of the digital productivity platform RescueTime talks with Digital Mindfulness about the potential for software to enhance our digital awareness and productivity. In this fascinating show,  Robby shares his story from being an overworked freelance Web designer, to creating a platform that helps people to keep tabs on their digital behaviour. Robby also talks about the importance of including Apple, Facebook and Google into the digital wellness conversation, and their power to positively impact our lives.

About Our Guest

Robby drives product development at RescueTime, helping knowledge workers around the world better understand how they are spending their time. He’s played key roles in design and user experience for several Seattle-area startups, and has a passion for connecting people with information that will improve their lives.

As an active member of the Quantified Self community, Robby is also a strong advocate for the use of personal analytics as a foundation for self-discovery and behavior change. He loves helping people understand their time and productivity in a way that’s both entertaining and valuable.

Resources Mentioned in the Show

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Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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