I started tracking my work time (not on all tasks, but still). From my experience, if I am able to clock in, say 2 hours of "real work" (i.e., excluding distractions, using the restroom, ...
Well, I am a physics graduate student and since I am from the technical subject I have to deliver many seminars and have to work with different people in the field. However, my problem lies in my ...
Rephrasing the original question - I want, and expect, to able to be effective and diligent on a task (arbitrary task) because I decide to, period. To be brief - presumably, there is some value and ...
How do I cope with "idea overflow"? My constant stream of new ideas is preventing me from realizing old ideas. Specifically, I recently started two big projects. I started from scratch and had to ...
I have been using evernote for a very long time but not been able to use it in an effective way. I save articles in evernote but never read them again which doesn't make any sense. Recently, i ...
I occasionally find myself needing to evaluate peoples performance and I often struggle with giving feedback properly. I'm aware there are different methodologies for giving feedback; I'm looking to ...
As the title says, do you know any effective ways of escaping the trap of thinking about a problem only in the terms of the first idea/solution that came up? I have encountered this issue both in my ...
While learning any new programming language, is it a myth to use a basic text editor instead of an IDE to learn concepts?
I am learning Ruby on Rails these days and asked one of my friend to provide me an IDE for Ruby on Rails, but he suggested to write code on Notepad/Dreamweaver (Windows user currently) first instead ...
I heard about Dianetics recently, that it is set of ideas and practices which lead a man to effectively use his brain. That common man uses only up to 10% of his brain, but there are methods to ...
I always find it really difficult to set my targets, from my perception as both works are equally important for me. My situation is- Currently I am working on a project that really needs my ...
How come some people can think out of box while others fail to locate the very basics. In my context, I've been more than 2 years in IT industry and most of the things that I think of, have already ...
How do I work smart rather than work hard, specially in IT context (web development, PHP basically) as this field absorbs only smart professionals? Sometimes I personally feel that I need to work in ...
I know a theory behind stress. I also know general attitude which links stress with all negative things. However I would like to ask "Do you think is stress good or bad?" The question come after ...
Quite often I find with the dilemma of building something that would take only about 10 hours to build, and maybe 30 hours to perfect. Most simple things like this have already been built elsewhere, ...