Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: productivity

36 bookmarks tagged “productivity

The Complete Guide to Deep Work (including a step-by-step checklist)

doist.com/blog/complete-guide-to-deep-work/
Based on Cal Newport's book, Deep Work, this comprehensive guide will teach you to harness your focus, ditch distractions, and improve your productivity.

Chasing 10X: Leveraging A Poor Memory In Engineering

senrigan.io/blog/chasing-10x-leveraging-a-poor-memory-in-software-engineering
When I was burned out and my software engineering career was collapsing, I found that using spaced repetition was the one thing that enabled me to improve faster than I had imagined.

Here's the CIA's "Phoenix Checklist" for thinking about problems / Boing Boing

boingboing.net/2019/02/28/heres-the-cias-phoenix-c.html
The "Phoenix Checklist" is a set of questions developed by the CIA to define and think about a problem, and how to develop a solution. THE PROBLEM Why is it necessary to solve the problem? What benefits will you receive by solving the problem? What is the unknown? What is it you don’t yet understand?…

Contexts - Radically simpler & faster window switcher for Mac

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Switch between application windows effortlessly — with Fast Search, a better Command-Tab, a Sidebar or even a quick gesture. Free trial available.

How to manage up with your boss — Quartz

qz.com/964501/how-to-manage-up-with-your-boss/
I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was...