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Jul
31
comment How to code faster?
Design your application before developing it? Trying to do an assignment and manage all parts of the application in your head can become a daunting task.
Jul
30
comment How can I deal with others who have different personal productivity goals?
You are right; there are some shared interests- drinking and gaming, but personal productivity and success.. not on the list.
Jul
30
comment How can I deal with others who have different personal productivity goals?
I have tried this method before. In theory, it makes sense, but in a real world context, you are at the scrutiny of peer pressure and judgment.
Jul
30
comment How can I deal with others who have different personal productivity goals?
I do get enough time to relax (perhaps I do not consider going out / to the bars as a method of relaxation?). My work on the weekends is unrelated to my 40 hour work week so while both are programming, they both give me different insight and there isn't much topping out (although working into the evenings of workdays on the weekend-work can get stressful).
Jul
30
comment Managing your “life” data?
Thanks for the redirect
Jul
30
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Jul
27
asked How can I deal with others who have different personal productivity goals?
Jul
27
asked Managing your “life” data?
Jul
23
comment Does using your bed only for sleep result in more valuable sleep?
This mental stimulus seems negligible to factors that have a much greater effect on sleep : health, exercise, comfort, external stimuli, stress, caffeine, alcohol.
Jul
20
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Jul
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Jul
20
comment How can I use the travel time (car driving) efficiently?
An interesting concept; I often find when I drive without audio distractions, my mind tends to wander, recall, and think.
Jul
20
comment How to separate working environments in a single computer?
Potentially look into a multiple-desktop program that gives you a large number of customization and new "desktops" to switch to- using a new one for each project.
Jul
20
comment Boosting Energy
I like to take a complex b-vitamin, fall asleep, and wake up after it has begun digesting. A lot of sustained energy after that!
Jul
20
comment How to start as a customer-hunter?
I think this question belongs in Workplace. If you changed it so the question was how you can change your attitudes on refusal, PPSE could help you out.
Jul
18
answered How to be productive when relaxing?
Jul
12
answered Does fluctuating sleep habits decrease productivity?
Jul
10
comment How to withstand a highly distractive environment, or else, 'Should I Stay or Should I Go'
Close your room door and put on some noise-cancelling headphones. No interruptions == no external distractions
Jul
10
comment How to improve one's 'learning' and 'understanding' capabilities?
I think you answer your question in your question. Playing chess makes you a better chess player. Learning more will make you a better learner. There must also be a level of commitment and desire- we pay attention to things we deep-down want the most.
Jul
5
comment Why am I not able to motivate myself to code?
I think motivation can be given to you by someone else; but it is a different kind of motivation and it is much less powerful. My example: - Seeing a cool piano cover on youtube might give you temporary motivation to learn the piano, learn that cover, or do your own. - Deciding that you want to become a better piano player and acting on that personal decision will give you the power to endure through the learning process and continue.