How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done - 5 Expert Tips. Some days the to-do list seems bottomless.
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: Is ‘phubbing’ killing your career and relationships? « SaneBox. It doesn’t take a scientific study to recognize that “phubbing,” or snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to that person, is becoming more and more prevalent.
The evidence is all around us. At restaurants, during concerts, even in meetings. We see people more involved in what is happening on their screen than with the people in front of them. Beyond causing us to miss out on what is happening in real time (and annoying those around us), research shows that phubbing may have detrimental impacts on our relationships, mental health, and productivity. An addictive behavior David Greenfield, psychologist and author of “Virtual Addiction: Help for Netheads, Cyber Freaks, and Those Who Love Them,” explains that technology is addictive because it functions on a “variable ratio reinforcement schedule.” Activities and behaviors that produce positive effects are more likely to be repeated. A dysfunctional obsession James A. A structured solution. MorrisonElizabeth. ICE Philosophy. ISIS Isn’t the Real Enemy. The “Game of Thrones” Medieval Mindset That Birthed It Is.
324 years later, in 2014… We’re witnessing eerily similar events.
And to you, my reader, I say, do not underestimate the serious damage a transnational group with 7th century morality, deep-seated hatred, and 21st century weaponry can do. Today it’s Iraq, Syria, and Libya. Tomorrow it could very well become Jordan, Lebanon, and maybe even north eastern Saudi Arabia. The task ahead of us is dauntingly urgent. There will be no victory or progress without encouraging a much more robust honest debate among Muslims about the role of Islam in public life, as well as encouraging a humanist modernization of the moral worldview of Islam’s more “medieval-minded” adherents. The region will never truly move forward, without the creation of a healthy homegrown modernity and functional political program that delivers.
All of this by default also means doing away with the despotic tyrants ruling with an iron-fist in the region, and discouraging the foreign powers that back them from doing so. Cartes d'exemption de taxes - Rock Larochelle. Ken O'Keefe dit la vérité comme nul autre sur les raisons de la guerre contre l'Islam. Collaborative, Participatory & Empowerment Evaluation.
The Collaborative, Participatory & Empowerment Evaluation TIG The Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment (CP&E) Evaluation Topical Interest Group (TIG), is a division of the American Evaluation Association.
Drs. David Fetterman, Fetterman & Associates, and Liliana Rodriguez-Campos, University of South Florida are the co-chairs. Approximately one-fourth of the AEA membership is affiliated with this Topical Interest Group. The CP&E Evaluation TIG is designed to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and promote scholarship. We have provided a quick links to these books and journal articles is below: Participatory Evaluation. Campilan (2000) indicates that participatory evaluation is distinguished from the conventional approach in five key ways: Why the evaluation is being done How evaluation is done Who is doing the evaluating What is being evaluated For whom evaluation is being done.
It is often practiced in various ways, such as: self-assessment, stakeholder evaluation, internal evaluation and joint evaluation. In addtion, it can include individual story-telling, participatory social mapping, causal-linkage and trend and change diagramming, scoring, and brainstorming on program strengths and weaknesses.
Advantages of doing participatory evaluation Identify locally relevant evaluation questions Improve accuracy and relevance of reports Establish and explain causality Improve program performance Empower participants Build capacity Develop leaders and build teams Sustain organizational learning and growth Challenges in implementing and using participatory evaluation As Irene Gujit notes: Example Advice Resources.