I feel like sometimes the trick is figuring out how best to break larger projects into smaller manageable chunks -- chunks that are small enough do finish in 30 minutes or an hour and are launch-ready or fully complete on their own.
June 13, 2022
A lot of the time, constistantly maintainable is better than optimal.
It’s summer, which kind of wreaks havoc with my normal schedule. The kid is out of school, and while my wife mostly takes on the role of teacher and entertainer for the summer, she does need some time to work as well. I’ve started taking a longer break in the mid-morning from around 10am until […]
The ability to not become stressed out probably depends on your ability to ignore things. I had a nice morning coding some designs that I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. I was able to focus on the task, methodically working through the project, and I made quite a bit of progress. Meanwhile, […]
Every eight to twelve months I start thinking about biphasic sleeping. For those unaware, biphasic sleeping is basically going from one main sleep period, to two. There are many advantages to going biphasic, which is why I keep returning to it. There are of course several disadvantages to it, which is why I usually go […]
I’ve used the Pomodoro Technique on-and-off for probably about a year. There are definitely aspects that I like about it, but I think I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not the right answer to my productivity issues. For those unfamiliar, basically the Pomodoro Technique is working for 25 minutes on a task, then taking […]
I’ve been trying to get faster and more efficient while doing my daily work. I used to rely on just using the mouse to navigate between programs — obviously not the best way of doing it. I then moved onto alt+tab. This works pretty well when switching between two programs, but add in three, four […]