Weekend Links: Don’t Love Your Work, Gain Weight, and Stop Multi-Tasking…December 21st, 2007 · 6 comments
Interesting links from around the web to help you through your weekend Study Hacks withdrawal…
A Stocking Full of Holiday Productivity
- Bad career advice: Do what you love | Brazen Careerist
Penelope slams a cherished piece of career advice. And I couldn’t agree more. Worried about post-graduation? Read this…
- When Are You Happiest? | Scott Young
Scott Young asks his readers to report when they feel most happy. The answers might surprise you…
- How I Gained 5 50lbs in One Week | I Will Teach You To Be Rich
Ramit ruminates on his recent efforts to gain weight. In doing so, he derives some powerful insights on how to actually achieve goals (hint: don’t sweat the small stuff).
- GTD Mastery 100: Step 5 | GearFire
Chris over at GearFire explains his souped up Gmail configuration which he uses to run his GTD universe. As a strong believer in the “GTD in e-mail” school of productivity thought, I’m dutifully impressed.
- Learn to Recognize When Multitasking Goes Too Far | Employee Evolution
Ryan Paugh provides a good, link-rich summary of everything we now know to be bad about multitasking.
- Academic Writer’s Block | Ask MetaFilter
The hivemind over at MetaFilter has been tackling the challenge of overcoming writers block when working on a paper. Though the thread was motivated by someone sweating their dissertation, the advice is applicable to any student facing a blank screen.