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Barking Up The Wrong Tree » How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips. Some days the to-do list seems bottomless.

Barking Up The Wrong Tree » How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Just looking at it is exhausting. We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done. I certainly want the answer. So I decided to call a friend who manages to do this — and more. Cal Newport impresses the heck out of me. He has a full-time job as a professor at Georgetown University, teaching classes and meeting with students.He writes 6 (or more) peer-reviewed academic journal papers per year.He’s the author of 4 books including the wonderful “So Good They Can’t Ignore You.” And yet he finishes work at 5:30PM every day and rarely works weekends. No, he does not have superpowers or a staff of 15.

Below you’ll get Cal’s secrets on how you can better manage your time, stop being lazy, get more done — and be finished by 5:30. 1) To-Do Lists Are Evil. To-do lists by themselves are useless. It makes you be realistic about what you can get done. Until it’s on your calendar and assigned an hour, it’s just a list of wishful thinking. Here’s Cal: Create Custom Map. Grid Paper PDFs. Free Online Graph Paper / Grid Paper PDFs Downloadable and very printable, I find these PDFs extremely useful.

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Tip number one! Though I do return the correct header for a PDF, sometimes Explorer gets confused when downloading... So if you're running Windows, you may need to right-click a link and choose "Save link to disk". Tip number two! Some people may need to turn off the option in Adobe's Acrobat reader "shrink to fit" which may resize the grid slightly to fit your printer's printable area. Tip number three! If you want the hexes aligned with the other edge of the paper, just make your paper size "11 x 8.5" and print the result in landscape mode! Translations Belorussian (provided by Ucallweconn weblog) Other. Seamless Pattern Background Designs. 23 Oct 2013, 18:01 Hi, and thank you for sharing your wonderful pattern creator.

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I'm getting the hang of it, but there is one option that I cannot figure out how to use. I go to Pattern Cooler home and select a pattern that I want to edit (colors). I click the option to edit colors but the editor never comes up. It seems as though it gets stuck and never gets to the editor. Please help :( nN 09 Sep 2013, 02:49 it´s amezing !!! 25 Aug 2013, 17:32 I have been looking all over the web for a program that does EXACTLY this. 08 Aug 2013, 11:55 Great GREat BREAT ! EveryCircuit. Zefrank.com. Create a New Pattern. Obsidian Dawn Resources - Photoshop & GIMP Brushes, Illustrator Vectors, and more!

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OpenSMT Replaces EMC Isilon products, IPDATA appliances, Netgear ReadyNAS Like Openfiler, OpenSMT also allows users to turn standard system hardware into a dedicated storage device with some NAS features and some SAN features. It uses the ZFS filesystem and includes a convenient Web GUI. Operating System: OpenSolaris. 47.

Turnkey offers a wide variety of Linux-based software that you can use to create your own appliance. Online Data Storage 48. Replaces Box, DropBox, ADrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive This open source collaboration suite allows users to share, organize, search and collaboratively work on files. 49. FTPbox makes it easy to sync your files across multiple devices or share your files with others. 50. iFolder Built with syncing, backup and file sharing in mind, iFolder works much like DropBox. 51. As the name suggests, OwnCloud makes it possible to create your own cloud for storing music, photos and all other kinds of files.

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