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July 13, 2020 | 12:14

Debunking The Myth Of 10% Brain Usage

July 6, 2020 | 12:13

How People Learn — The Brain Basics

June 8, 2020 | 12:09

The Path Toward Mastery — How To Become An Expert In Your Field

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December 28, 2020 | 12:38

My 2020 Annual Review

There it is — the end of 2020. The year is slowly but steadily coming to an end. It was a challenging and, overall, a very unusual year. It is time to look back and analyze it, as there were some nice things and some lessons to learn. Read more

December 21, 2020 | 12:37

Goal Setting Perspectives — Toward vs Away Goals

The end of 2020 is near, and soon, a lot of people will make resolutions and set their goals for 2021. Sadly, some of those goals will stay just that — a written intention on a piece of paper abandoned in the first weeks of the new year. There are many strategies and tactics for goal setting, and in this article, I’d like to describe one such approach. The Habit That Chases You Sometimes, we set a goal to get rid of a bad habit. Read more

December 14, 2020 | 12:36

The Essential Qualities Of A Senior Developer

Recently, I had a discussion on Twitter about how a developer becomes senior. The main idea is a paradox, though. To be considered senior, a developer (or some other worker type for that matter) should have experience in a set of areas required for the job. However, to get that experience, the developer should be given a chance to work on projects that provide that kind of experience. And here is the tricky part — nobody wants people who do not know how to do their job. Read more

December 7, 2020 | 12:35

On Time And Your Dream Goal

Take a moment and think about one thing that you do not do, but you wish you started doing 5, 10, or some other number of years ago. Think about all the things you would have learned and all the experiences you would have had in those years. And you would naturally acquire all that knowledge and expertise because you have put in the effort during an extended period of time, even though you might not see any difference on a daily basis. Read more

November 30, 2020 | 12:34

Understanding The Colors Of Our Life

Some time ago, I stumbled upon this quote: Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. — Arthur Schopenhauer As with any good quote, it feels right and obvious, and you don’t ponder on it too much. It’s because today, we seek for something extraordinary, something unique and different. But if to take some time and think about it, some interesting insights can pop up. Below is the one I had. Read more

November 23, 2020 | 12:33

The SOY Rule — A Productivity Strategy That Takes Care Of Your Time

How many times have you found yourself overwhelmed by the number of commitments you said “yes” to previously? Maybe you even wished you didn’t take some opportunities in the first place. Not because it is not worth doing or is not attractive, but because you don’t have enough time to dedicate to it and thus you have to allocate time from other activities, and that hurts those commitments? Read more

November 16, 2020 | 12:32

How To Choose Your Next Side Project

One finalized side project is better than three abandoned ones. This is the premise of the article you are about to read. A finalized, working project can be placed on your resume, be showcased to other people, offer you more learning opportunities, and potentially become your income source in the future. An abandoned project is a little bit of learning and a plus one to the number of your abandoned projects. Read more

November 10, 2020 | 10:31

The Productivity Guide: All You Need To Know To Be Efficient

Productivity Definition Productivity is a measure of the efficiency of a person to perform a specific task. We often think it is a state of constant efficiency that allows us to do everything faster and better, but this is wrong. Productivity is a measurement per individual task. If you try to measure productivity as the number of tasks you accomplish daily, you still have to count in each individual assignment, which endorses the idea that productivity is a measurement per task. Read more

November 2, 2020 | 12:30

6 Shortcuts That Save Me 62 Hours Each Year

How many times have you thought about having a 25-hour day? Although you cannot make the day longer, you can be more productive and do your work in a shorter period, thus saving time. How much time you can save depends on many factors, but let’s speak about the shortest timespan we are used to — a second. How Much Is 1 Second? By most standards, this is a very short time. Read more

October 26, 2020 | 12:29

The Ultimate Productivity Guide — Scientifically Proven Techniques To Get Things Done

What Is Productivity? Let’s define productivity first: Productivity represents the efficiency of a person to perform a specific task. We often think it is a state of constant efficiency that allows us to do everything faster and better, but this is wrong. Productivity is a measurement per individual task. With some assignments, you are very productive, while with others, your efficiency is terrible. It’s because, for some tasks, you unconsciously are doing the right things, while for the others, you need to rethink your approach. Read more