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Learn how to code. Information and Knowledge Management. Life Hacks. When Xerox was interested in learning how copier repair technicians got work done, they hired an ethnographer who, like the Margaret Mead of office workers, lived among his subjects to study their ways.

What he found was remarkable, in part because he did it more than 30 years ago, and in part because we’re still struggling to know what to do with his findings. “Two-way radios” Fixing copiers in the 1980s was no easy task. Machines were idiosyncratic, and diagnosing the cause of a particular failure could take a long time. Often, the answers simply weren’t in the manual. He wrote about what he found in Talking About Machines: “Narrative forms a primary element of this practice…The circulation of stories among the community of technicians is the principal means by which the technicians stay informed of the developing subtleties of machine behavior in the field.”

He kept seeing how technicians would find ways to meet and share their experiences over coffee or a meal. It’s easier now, too. If you have a Knowledge Management strategy, it’s probably missing this. 17 Small Productivity Habits. The Mini-Habit The idea behind mini habits is that you can get to a larger habit if you start small, create simple goals, and aim for consistency.

17 Small Productivity Habits

In his book Mini Habits: Small Habits, Bigger Results, Stephen Guise gives the example of “The One Pushup Challenge.” He was doing what a lot of us do. Feeling guilty about not working out, he tried to fit years worth of exercise into the first workout which created an all or nothing attitude (not to mention a focus on goals and not process.) Well, one day he decided to do the opposite. In Habit Stacking: 97 Small Life Changes That Take Five Minutes or Less, author S. The core idea behind the mini-habits concept is that you can build a major habit by thinking small enough to get started. Habit-Stacking The purpose of habit-stacking is to create simple and repeatable routines (managed by a checklist). Overview of learning styles.

Many people recognize that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques.

Overview of learning styles

Learning styles group common ways that people learn. Everyone has a mix of learning styles. Some people may find that they have a dominant style of learning, with far less use of the other styles. Others may find that they use different styles in different circumstances. There is no right mix. Using multiple learning styles and �multiple intelligences� for learning is a relatively new approach. By recognizing and understanding your own learning styles, you can use techniques better suited to you. The Seven Learning Styles Visual (spatial):You prefer using pictures, images, and spatial understanding. Personality Test Site. [ BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL - Hemeroteca Digital Brasileira] Information Management. Time Tracker - A Personal Time Management Application - The Form Assembly.

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Time Tracker - A Personal Time Management Application - The Form Assembly

Time Tracker is a simple tool to keep track of the time you spend on any task. Think of it as a to-do-list with a clock. And yes, it's free . Need to Create Web Forms? Create Web Forms and Collect Responses in minutes. Start Timer Stop Timer Edit View Report Done Undone Delete Show Help IMPORTANT: This application is no longer supported and will eventually be taken down.

Copyright Veer West LLC © 2005 - 2011 | Privacy Notice & Terms of Service Help: What is this all about? This tool was designed to help you keep track of the time you spend on any task. How does it work? When you're ready to start a new task (or even before), come to this site and add the task to the list. How do I pause a task? Click on the task to bring up the contextual menu and select 'Stop Timer'. How do I mark a task as completed? Click on the task to bring up the contextual menu and select 'Done'. Resumo da Pomodoro Technique. A Técnica do Tomate ( Pomodoro Technique ) O italiano Francesco Cirillo teve em 1992 a idéia de utilizar um timer para gerenciar o seu tempo de trabalho, para isso ele usou um TIMER daqueles de cozinha que faz “tick, tick, tick” e fica girando até acabar com um sonoro “TRIMMMMM”.

Resumo da Pomodoro Technique

Esse timer contava exatos 25 minutos de tempo e ele decidiu que durante este tempo iria fazer o possível para focar em seu trabalho sem distrações, enquanto ouvia o “tick” do timer ele trabalhava sem parar . Quando o timer acabava: “TRIMMM” ele parava anotava o que havia feito neste tempo e fazia um intervalo de 5 minutos para respirar, tomar café e fazer qualquer outra coisa… e FUNCIONOU! A técnica foi nomeada após seu autor, Francesco Cirillo, tê-la aplicado pela primeira vez utilizando um cronometro em formato de tomate(Pomodoro significa tomate em italiano).

Então ele documentou sua técnica aqui: Resumo básico ( TOMATO for DUMMIES ) Pomodorotimer - Project Hosting on Google Code. The Pomodoro Technique™ Xpenser - Mobile Expense Tracking and Management. Project Management, Productivity, and Task Application: Action Method. Focus booster - home; try the pomodoro technique. The Pomodoro Technique