G Suite Becomes Google Workspace

To start off our new format for the show, we are covering all the past few weeks news, especially the announcement of Google Workspace (taking over for G Suite)! We invited Dr. Frank Buck and Zarvana CEO Matt Plummer to join us on this maiden voyage of Anything But Idle’s live show!

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In this Cast

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Frank Buck, EdD

Most people are overwhelmed by the amount of paper and digital information in their lives. Frank Buck makes organization easy so you can increase productivity, decrease stress, and enjoy life. Global Gurus ranked Frank #1 in the world in the “Time Management” category for 2019 and 2020. His career path took him from band to director to principal to central office administrator and now to productivity coach and speaker.

Matt Plummer, CEO of Zarvana

Matt Plummer is a former operations manager and strategy & management consultant who got tired of sacrificing his personal life to work long hours without moving up in his career as quickly as he wanted. So he began a journey to greater productivity and ended up cutting his hours by over 30% and managing 3-4 projects in the time others managed two. This experience led him to start Zarvana, where he helps other ambitious professionals achieve the same results with workshops, coaching, and an online learning platform.

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This Week’s Theme…Mental Health Awareness

In honor of World Mental Health Day (10.10.2020) and Mental Illness Awareness Week (last week), we’re dedicating this episode to Mental Health Awareness.

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Raw Text Transcript | DRAFT

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