- Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change your Life
Can you change our life in 20 minutes? Wise Bread thinks so. Set a timer for 20 minutes, sit down, and write a list of 100 goals — careers you want, places to see, people to meet, whatever. Tap into desires you didn’t know you had, so you can act on them
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- Time Management: The Pickle Jar Theory
Jeremy Wright at A List Apart expands on the idea of “Big Rocks”. The pickle jar is your time; if you fill it up with sand (unimportant tasks) there’s no room for the Big Rocks (your major projects). Fill it with Big Rocks first, then smaller rocks, then
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- A Primer on Getting Things Done
7P Productions offers this good, short introduction to the basic principles of Getting Things Done.
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- 12 Unique Tricks To Combat Impulsive Buying
LessonInLife.com offers up some useful advice for combating the urge to spend for the sake of spending. I know it’s neat, but do you really need that pen with the Elmo-shaped click-button that glows in the dark and writes underwater?
Tags: buying, shopping, self-control
- Ultimate Guide to Packing Light: 45 Tips to Lighten Your Load
Elizabeth at Go Green Travel Green rounds up 35 of the Web’s best posts on traveling light. Unless you can afford a porter, lightening your load can add significantly to the fun you have traveling!
Tags: travel, packing, advice
- db clay’s “F— the Recession” Sale
db clay, the sponsor of our January giveaways, is running a sale this week, February 25 – 29. They’re offering 50% off their entire stock of wallets, so if you wene’t one of the lucky winners last month, head oer now and pick u your favorite!
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Last Updated on August 15, 2018
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas
Kirby Ferguson has written a summary for the book A Technique for Producing Ideas. Generating good idea is a fine art, if you have mastered it you will be successful in many fields. The author of the book, James Young, describes five steps on a technique of combining old elements together:
- Gather new material, both specific and general.
- The Mental Digestive Process
- Drop it
- Poof, the idea appears
- Work it
Kirby also brought out his own thoughts – drop down every ideas you have in mind – You mind is not always as good as paper and sometimes it only stays for a short period of time. After you’ve dropped your ideas into your notepad, you will also have extra chances of linking and modifying your ideas together.
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas – [Goodie Bag]