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Please watch the talk Study Less, Study Smart by Dr. Marty Lobdell. It will help you a lot. To sum up the talk in a few points: Start studying early. Your brain can only handle a few concepts at a time. It takes time for the concepts to sink in. Don't keep everything for the last moment. Take breaks every 25 minutes. The human attention span lasts ...


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I don't think the nature of your 'spurious productivity' differs from typical procrastination. The cause of any procrastination is the desire for instant gratification and lack of cognitive control to switch to delayed gratification. There are all sorts of anti-procrastination systems(gtd/ztd/autofocus/pomodoro). But they all essintially come to one thing - ...


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Procrastination can be reduced by having daily follow-up meetings where team members tell everybody what they've done and are going to do next. You may want to take a look at methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban. In any case, you never want to let workers sit alone for long periods of time without interaction. letting team members work in pairs on the ...


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Many people think that remembering things is the way to go, but more often than not, all that information is keeping you from growing. The mind has incredible storage capacity, but that is in the subconscious. There are many ways people can access that part of the brain. A more widely known technique is Hypnosis and a less common (but maybe more efficient) ...


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We handle too much information everyday, we would need more time to memorize them. To repeat them, like at school when we learn vocabulary. Sometimes because of stress we forget what we usually know. Fortunately because of the new technologies we can delegate what we need to remember. However, it has to be fast to add and to find again and more or less ...


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It's a tradeoff. You can't and shouldn't document everything. Ask yourself: What's the discounted cost of not remembering how to perform this task in the future, versus what is the cost of documenting this stuff right now when it's fresh in my mind? If the cost of documenting is higher, then don't.



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