I'M STARTING TO WEAVE free transcription services into my daily workflow because it's an easy way to hit a personal goal of producing 1000 words a day. I'm using high quality .wav files and Otter.ai services to get content with 90% accuracy such as in the text that follows below. It came from episode 490 of the Topgold Audio Podcast.
Topgold Audio 490.
It's Bernie Goldbach on the 20th of the second of 2020 talking about three audits that I need. Three audits for three things I've lost.
First, I've lost my 3-7-1000 focus that I started at the beginning of the year. Three: I want to contact three people a day. Seven: I want to do a seven minute workout with Dylan. One Thousand: I want to write 1000 words a day.
I haven't done those things regularly. It is time to kill these failures. So I'm going to go after the three people by focusing on folks that can make an impact. I want to contact a mid performer, a low performer and a high performer on my academic modules every day. That's what I'll do. Doing that will make an impact. Dylan and I were going to do seven minute workouts. Dylan is going to hold down my feet so I can do my sit-ups, he is going to count the number of push ups that I do, and that will get me back into the routine.
The Thousand Word Thing is something I really feel good about when I do it, and I got to make that happen, even if it's just a diary entry of 1000 words.
I've also lost my self funding. I used to fund stuff like Google One, Patreon, and web hosting--all on the back of my current account. And I'm not doing that. I fell off the cliff. I have been distracted by moving into a new house and doing a lot of Home Repair and buying equipment. Everything from special tools and power outlets. It's time to improve my current account. I need to do course development work on our Clonmel Digital campus.
Finally, I finally I've lost my daily recap. I used to be able to look ahead by a day or two to a calendar, and then look at the stuff that happened on my handset and interact with those things. And I haven't followed that process. This bothers me. So I'm making a proper checklist and will tick off the things I need to do at night because if I push those things to the morning, things like walking the dog get in the way. So I will do it at night. I will wrap up a successful day with the checklist. Then use that tick off list to plan.
Alright, for those interested the technical side, I'm using a Zoom H6 field recorder that you can see on Instagram where my handle is Topgold. You can see some of the setup. It's a Zoom H6 with the MSH-6 mid side module on the top. I'm lining it out directly to Spreaker Studio, which means I can publish directly onto the internet with a big old microphone. In this case, I'm simultaneously recording onto an SD card which I love.
[Bernie Goldbach is @Topgold on all good social networks. You can hear him by just asking Spotify for Topgold Audio Clips. This 500 word blog post was transcribed by Otter.ai.]