To instruct a person to follow a particular code of conduct or order. Discipline refers to methods of modeling character and of teaching self-control and acceptable behavior, for example, teaching a child to wash her/his hands before meals. Here, washing hands before meals is a particular pattern of ...

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Balancing time and quality

Are there any proven or benchmarked methodologies that can be leveraged to balance the challenge between maintaining quality in spite of strict timeline through a disciplined and consistent approach? ...
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Where is the limit of thinking before acting?

Sometimes, reflections are necessary to lead successful actions such as designing a proper architecture for a technological system. But how one can find the limit between unnecessary and useful ...
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Is it beneficial to shower with cold water?

Does it build discipline to shower with cold water? Are there other benefits why you would recommend it? Are the disadvantages?
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Is temptation-killing a healthy mode of improving productivity?

There are many blogs, articles and even research (including the famous Marshmallow Experiment) conducted on improving productivity through improved willpower and temptation suppression (Basically, ...
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How to avoid falling out of the pre-set productive routine and to get back into in asap?

I have a good routine and a long list of tasks to complete. But sometimes for a few days or weeks I go completely off the routine and don't even check the task list. Then its all games, reddit & ...
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What things can I do to be successful in a job training program?

I have recently been confirmed a position of a Management Trainee Officer in a banking corporation. I will be attending in the training program for 2 years. Based on the performance of the program, my ...
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Bring a long term change into my life

Each one of us has some difficulties and obstacles draw him/her to this site. I know I do, and I believe most of them are caused by addictive behaviours (sleeping, browsing, playing, etc.) There are ...
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Handle unexpected delays and new tasks

I am still practicing with productivity methods, so I am not very familiar with terminology and techniques... maybe it's all already written in a technique I have not learned yet. My question is ...
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Self-threatening - destructive or just means to an end

I have been trying out various ways of self-motivating systems, strategies and methods to motivate myself to complete my private projects in time. I often end in a swamp two-thirds in, having trouble ...
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How to implement a behaviour of discipline

Discipline is -at least in my opinion- the key to changing behaviours and increasing productivity. Pomodoro, GTD as well as other techniques are methods that need discipline in order to consistently ...
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How to stop being controlled by others opinions?

I'm 21 years old. And I dream to be a computer programmer, I really do. The problem is (I am going to get a bit technical here) that when i decide to learn a certain programming language that i see my ...
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Would improving my penmanship improve my productivity?

I'm not... good with a pen. Years of hastily-scribbled notes and quality time spent with my trusty Model-M have left my penmanship in a sorry state; it's not completely illegible when I take the time ...