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Eat that Frog, GTD, The Millionaire Fastlane, anything by Dale Carnegie, Influence by Cialdini


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Getting Things Done, by David Allen Crossing the Chasm, by Geoffrey Moore Good to Great, by Jim Collins Black Swan, by Nassim Taleb


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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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First, if you say "these are the tasks for the month, and we aim for 90+% on time deliveries", you will have to adjust the number of tasks, and then due to the variance in productivity for your workers and the actual time taken for the tasks, sometimes people will run out of tasks. The allowed percentage of late tasks depends on the needs of the task ...


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The meeting which you are talking about is called > Daily stand-up meeting . It's a part of scrum methodology. Do read about scrum in depth over the internet or through popular scrum books. Since you are not familiar with scrum you are missing the big picture here. I had been project manager we had been using waterfall model and scrum model later on. ...


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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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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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I am in same boat with you. I also face this type of problem as my office working hour reach every day upto 10-11hours + traveling time so ~12Hours/Day. So, what I just started as experiment is, study 14Hours/Weekend day so Sat-7Hours, Sun-7Hours roughly. Schedule of these 7hour is not fixed but yes, i try so can reach up to 7Hours with enjoyable learning ...


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Regarding question 2 on how to train yourself getting out of bed as soon as the alarm clock rings, there is a great article about conditioning yourself here. I tried a lot of different techniques, but this was the only one that worked for me: http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/04/how-to-get-up-right-away-when-your-alarm-goes-off/ Basically train yourself ...



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