speedgeeking with coffeechug: time to get sh*t done itec 2016
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TIME TO GET DONE!
Who is this dude?Twitter: @coffeechugbooks
Do what you're good at, or...get really good at what you do.
Shallow Work < Deep Work
There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life meaning?
Only use what you like
If it takes too long for you to learn, then screw it.
Paradox of Buridans Ass
If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room. Kare Anderson
To avoid problems like this!
Mornings are the most powerful productivity tool.
It is okay to be bored
Avoid To Do List, create a schedule
If you cant fit it in within 30 days, it is not important
Most suffering comes from focusing on me, the self
If you having trouble making yourself happy, then make someone else happy. So cliche yet pragmatic.
Be the first to smile, to say hello, to open the door, etc.
Choose only 1 location (app,notebook, spot on wall, sticky note, etc.) to serve as your project home and collect the items there. No more than 3 at a time!
Make important decisions when fatigued or in a bad mood
Try to do meaningful work in chunks of time under 30 minutes
Lose sight of what is most important in life
Spend all your time working
Eat garbage food
Create To Do Lists
Answer these questions
1. What are YOUR priorities?2. What are two most important things you want to
get done tomorrow?3. What provides value in your life?4. Where should you invest your energy?
Tools and Tricks
Im sorry I didnt answer my phone when you called me.
I dont use it for that.
Image from @bryanMMathers
Unsend Option in Gmail
Never add email until after email is complete!
Email on Deck Unroll.me
Let the computer help you out!
prioritize your day by syncing your to-do list with how much free time you actually
Try to only have one browser tab open(my biggest struggle)
Try not to check email 20 times an hour. Close it out and do work.
Ditto for phone alerts Are you distracted
Do you have app notifications turn on?
Does it also vibrate?
Consider turning them off.
Completely..except maybe family messages
Live asynchronously sometimes
Share to social media
Gif Own photos
or Flickr Just text
Tips Use different colors for
things to help stay organized
Pick a routine for work time. For me I use weekend mornings when I know kids will sleep in.
Enter what is needed to be reminded, but not worthy of using brain space
Remove all things on you dont want to do.
108 Excel Planning
Templates, a 72 page ebook, 108 PDF Templates,
and Bonus Templates
Sample Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmnSm_d2ll4
Rubber Duck Test A coder technique. When
something is not working and you are getting frustrated here is a tip to make things work. Go ahead and grab a rubber duck. Seriously!
Here is what you do next. Talk to your duck. Explain each step one by one. Make the duck understand. When you do this I bet you will find the error of your ways. Great tip for students as well.
Book Snaps (Snapchat)
Landscape NotepadsShift Your Perspective
Be Your Own Kanye