Weekend Links: Stop Working on Fridays, Meet Better People, and Become Perplexed by Cal’s ProlificnessOctober 19th, 2007 · 4 comments
Interesting links from around the web to help you through your weekend Study Hacks withdrawal.
Assorted Productivity Gems
- Updated Student Work Day | ProtoScholar
Rebecca from ProtoScholar discusses how she structures her busy student schedule; good case study.
- The Four-Day Week Challenge | A List Apart
An older article I stumbled across recently. It proposes reducing your work week (if self-employed, or, I think equivalently, a student) to only four days.
- OneNote: An Introduction | Scholastici.us
Gideon provides a great tutorial to a note-taking program that I keep hearing good things about.
- 4 Ways to Radically Improve Your Chances of Academic Success | GearFire
Tips 1 -3 will sound familiar to Study Hacks fans. The fourth tip, however, is new, and incredibly insightful. It involves who you surround yourself by. Want more information? Click and find out…
Cal Gets Inexplicably Prolific
- The Art of the Finish: How to Go from Busy to Accomplished | Scott Young
A guest post I wrote for Scott’s blog. It introduces the idea of completion-centric planning — a technique for shifting your focus from tasks to projects.
- How Do the Best Professors Work? | Academic Productivity
A guest post I wrote for Academic Productivity about how I schedule my work week as a graduate student (hint: it’s inspired by the work habits of top professors).
- Don’t Do What Johnny Don’t Does | Hack College
A guest I wrote for Hack College about simple — yet important — prohibitions if you want to avoid becoming a terrible, terrible college student.
- The Satirist Next Door | Flak Magazine
An article I recently published in Flak Magazine. It takes a look at a new media start-up with an interesting new model for humor writing.
- Allis on Allis | Flak Magazine
Another article I wrote for Flak Magazine. It’s a first-person profile of Ryan Allis, a young entrepreneur who has challenged himself to accomplish a seemingly impossible goal.