There are people who respond immediately to a question. It seems they don't think about it at all and still give a great answer. You all know those guys who are able to counter a joke in no time. I ...
My job requires me to work on a computer, which I do fine because maybe I fear my supervisor might pop in. But when it comes to doing personal projects on a computer, I totally slack off. It usually ...
I've had a few weeks break from a large and difficult project that I've been working on for two years. The project could be a few weeks from shipping, if I can manage to focus on it. I've noticed a ...
I was blogging about me using Pomodoros when proofreading a book. It worked in that it kept me disciplined and focused. In the conclusion I wrote "I'm not sure if it was the Pomodoros themselves that ...
I cannot sit in one place reading for more than a hour, no matter what book it is (except maybe Harry Potter). Can anybody please advise me how I can learn to sit and read for long hours. My main ...
It is said that computer programmers (dealing with complex abstract problems) can stay highly productive only for a short period during the day, soon experiencing mental fatigue that makes further ...
How can I improve my reading ability? I want to increase my reading speed and comprehension. Do you have experience in increasing your reading. What did work for you? Which approaches failed?
This happens to me so often I've lost track. I have so many things to do. One thing gets to the frontal lobe (top of the heap, whatever) then something else jumps on top of it before I have a chance ...