Your Body's Best Time for Everything How to Make More Time For Your Writing Let’s face it; unless you’re in the upper echelons of the writing business, you’re quickly discovering that writing won’t make you rich. I’m a full time math teacher in Nashville. I learned early on that writers, by and large, are one of the few professions that make less than teachers. (11 ways to assist a friend in promoting their new book.) 1. Guest column by Patrick Carr, who was born on an Air Force base in West Germany at the height of the cold war. 2. 3. 4. (Writing a synopsis for your novel? 5. So do it. The Writer’s Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, literary agents and more. Other writing/publishing articles & links for you: Want to build your visibility and sell more books? You might also like: No Related Posts
Quintessential Careers Content Index: Detailed Directory The Quintessential Careers Content Index enables site visitors to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, worksheets in 35 career, college, job-search topic areas. Our comprehensive Content Index enables you to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, and worksheets in 35 career, college, and job-search topic areas. You can read a summary of each piece of content to determine whether you'd like to click on the link and learn more. Each topic area leads off with the most recent content items at the top, so you know where to find the freshest and most up-to-date content. Use the bulleted list of content areas -- or the pulldown menus at the bottom of the page -- to find the topic(s) that interest you. Alternative Work Options Content: Volunteering, Temping, Teleworking Annual and Seasonal Career and Job-Search Issues Content Career and Job Fairs Content Career and Personal Branding Content Career Assessment and Exploration Content Career Change Content Career Doctor Content Career Planning Content
On Optimal Study Time Planning Almost anyone studying for CCIE Lab has limited time resources. Practically everyone thinks about optimum study time management. For example, take IEWB-RS VOL1, which has a tremendous amount of material to work on. The workbook is structured in sections of different sizes. Let’s assume that you need to spend T1, T2, T3 … TN (N – number of sections) hours on section 1, 2, 3 … N but you only have T hours available for study, so that T1+T2+T3 +… +Tn > T. Of course, if T > T1+T2+…+TN, you’re a lucky person and don’t have to bother with optimizations!. Notice that the method utilized in the paper corresponds to a “utilitarian” approach, maximizing the aggregate utility of all “members”. Further Reading: St. There is a separate post on spaced repetitions and memorization titled: How to Study for your CCIE About Petr Lapukhov, 4xCCIE/CCDE: Find all posts by Petr Lapukhov, 4xCCIE/CCDE | Visit Website
The secret to making productivity tips work for you I spent the morning going through my file of links that people have sent to me over the week that looked good to read. I have seen enough productivity advice to know that I should not leave links in my inbox. David Allen says everything needs to be dealt with now or filed for later. But something happened on the way to the bottom of the reading folder and I ate a box of cookies after I read Mike Maddock’s list of Resolutions Successful People Make and Keep. High performers don’t eat a box of cookies. Two things Maddock writes are ”spend more time on the not to-do list” and “essentials first, email second.” I never do, of course. So I made a game with myself that I have to write a blog post before I can answer emails. But I must be the world’s top candidate for crack addiction or something because with my new game, I keep getting more and more expensive stuff. Then I bought a book. It’s clear to me that not doing essentials first is killing me right now. Go to your safe spot.
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The Straight-A Gospels: Pseudo-Work Does Not Equal Work July 26th, 2007 · 78 comments This is the first post in a three-part series focusing on the Straight-A Gospels — the core concepts behind my book, How to Become a Straight-A Student. Today we focus on Gospel #1: Pseudo-work does not equal work Here are two facts: (1) I made straight A’s in college. (2) I studied less than most people I know. The same holds true for many of the straight-A students I researched for my book. If this sounds unbelievable, it is probably because you subscribe to the following formula: work accomplished = time spent studying The more time you study the more work you accomplish. To understand our accomplishment, you must understand the following, more accurate formula: work accomplished = time spent x intensity of focus That last factor — intensity of focus — is the key to explaining why straight-A students never seem to embark on the same fatigue-saturated all-night study adventures that most undergrads rely on. [For math geeks, this is standard exponential decay.]
Time management tips that’ll work for your life Most of the time management advice that’s out there sucks. It’s all written by men who write about time management while their wives are at home taking care of their kids, or by men who don’t have anything to do except write about time management. We need time management advice for people who have a real life. See that photo? 1. Tim Ferriss, (who I have complained about in the past) also, provides the fastest, easiest way to lose weight. For someone who cares about family, the experiments we run on our own lives need to be limited. Here’s a way to experiment in your life without ruining other peoples’ lives: fifteen-minute increments. Fifteen minutes a day of writing a novel can get you halfway done. 2. Has he never seen a family calendar that has four different colors to keep track of four different people? The correct answer is that there is no A. I have found that multiple to-do lists help me understand how I will keep multiple parts of my life on an even keel. 3. 4.
Nerd Fitness: Helping You Lose Weight, Get Stronger, Live Better. I received an email a few months back from a NF reader that made me smile: “I am going back to square one. I noticed the only habit that I changed and stuck with was drinking tons of water. Have you ever started playing a game and get a few hours in and go “man I wish I knew these controls/tips from the beginning”? I’m restarting my journey now that I have a better idea of the controls.” This resonated with me, because when I first played EverQuest (similar to World of Warcraft), the first character I created was terrible. When I started again playing as a new character, I FLEW through the first 30 levels: I understood the controls, how the game worked, and what needed to get done; it was much easier the second time through! The same is true for any boss battle you first encounter in any game. Getting in shape is no different. Each time you start over, you’re getting closer to that point of making things stick.