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Write down what you spend all your time on for a week. That will show you where the time goes. Once you have that info, you can see: Opportunities to make your routine more efficient. Maybe you can read while exercising or something. Wasted time or things you'd prioritize differently. Maybe you spend 2 hours a week on Facebook.


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I think it's more effective to apply it through an external system. This is one of the points of agile software development methods. Break down the big task into smaller task and focus on that and when you expect that to be finished. This can be applied to most parts of life, and with some discipline, you can hold yourself accountable. Set small goals with ...


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Google calender does this, just set the reminder timer to head of the events. There is a desktop-ish version of Google calender you can download for free.


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I won't directly answer your question, but this may be helpful, and it's too much for a comment. What you describe is a standard "daily stand-up meeting". This is a canonical component of the Scrum software development framework, but it also makes sense in other contexts. Typically, such a "daily scrum" has three agenda points for each participant: What ...


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I am a full time CS student, and I'm taking math courses outside of the regular schedule. (So I feel somewhat qualified to talk about this.) Obviously time management is essential, but there's a more important part to this problem. The trick to making it work, I think, is to make the extra topics as much of the 'regular routine' as the university work. ...



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