I am looking for new friends to speak about self-improvement and stimulate ourselves to gain the goals.
My main goals are
- to drink less coffee
- wake up at 5.30 o'clock
- go jogging at least 3 times a week
I'm currently experimenting with waking up at 5am to work on personal projects before heading to work.
Someone one Hacker News once mentioned they do this, and it stuck in the back of my head ever since. I've been at this for two weeks thus far.
The basic idea
At 5am I…
Here are his tips for staying productive:
Work backwards from goals to milestones to tasks.
Be militant about eliminating distractions.
Schedule your email.
Use the phone.
Work on your own agenda.
Work in 60 to 90 minute intervals.
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