productivity

Make better use of your time. Work on what matters.

Timeboxing Works. Use Parkinson's Law to Your Advantage as a Software Engineer.

August 11, 2020 · 2 min read
You’ve probably heard of Parkinson’s Law before. “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Learn how to apply it to use your time more effective in work and personal life.

I Stopped Using My Smartphone In The Morning. You Should, Too. Here's Why.

July 21, 2020 · 1 min read
Your morning sets the tone for your day. And the most important thing you can manage during the day is your own attention (not your time).

How Morning Pages Give Me Clarity and Focus

July 7, 2020 · 2 min read
I've written morning pages over 100 times this year. They help me to start my day in the right mood, free up my brain's capacity by writing every thought down instead of keeping it in my head, and warm me up for creative work.

11 Lessons Evening Questions Taught Me About Productivity

June 16, 2020 · 5 min read
Evening questions can help you. They may not be the holy grail, but they work for me. I want to share with you what I discovered about productivity by answering my own questions every evening.

The 5-Minute Exercise to Boost Your Life - Evening Questions

June 8, 2020 · 6 min read
Do you feel stuck sometimes? You’re not alone. I feel stuck, too. Often. And it sucks to feel like I don’t make any progress. This year, I started a habit that helps me to un-stuck myself.

13 Tips to Be Productive Working From Home as a Junior Developer

May 26, 2020 · 3 min read
Right now most of us work from home. Some people say the current crisis is not comparable to normal work-from-home. And they're right.

Why Software Projects Take Longer Than We Think (Pareto Principle)

May 24, 2020 · 2 min read
Software projects take longer than expected. There are many reasons for this. The one I suffer most from is to underestimate amount of work left to do. Where does this come from and how can we avoid this?

Why You Should Write, Even If You Don't Publish

May 12, 2020 · 3 min read
How often do you write? And do you even realize it every time? We write more often than we think. Task descriptions, chat messages, job applications, ...