The Most Important Skill You Should Master

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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

Pff, another article on productivity.

Yeah I know, I had the same reaction when I was writing this. But, bear with me, since we are in this together.

Over the last seven years, I’ve researched, studied and experimented, on myself and the people closest to me (they volunteered, most of the time), everything I could find on the topic of time.

The one thing I’ve realised is that the TIME MANAGEMENT industry got it wrong.
They have taken what is a most important skill we can master, and turned it into the equivalent of a TO-DO list.

How disappointing. Continue reading

Ultimate How-To Guide for Learning Any Skill

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I tried to learn how to code and failed. Twice.

It’s a funny story actually.

Several years back, I decided to learn how to code with the idea that in order to become an entrepreneur, coding will come useful, especially in the beginning when you don’t have enough capital to hire developers.

So my journey of becoming a coder began. At first, I paid a subscription on a monthly basis. The first couple of months it went great, but then my motivation completely drained and I stopped.

For an entire year, I had this guilt trip that I just need to learn it, otherwise, my entrepreneurship career is dead. A silly belief I know.

Fast forward a year, I started again. This time, I was prepared.

I got a coach and an instructor. One would think you cannot fail like this.

Two weeks in, I bailed coding. And I bailed it for good.

I don’t hold a grudge towards coding, but I decided to divert my focus on other things.

As an educator by profession, I was both pissed off and stoked that this could happen. Continue reading

TAKE 5

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Từ bài viết này:

Mình cũng đặt ra 5 task bảo đảm phải làm mỗi ngày:

  1. Coding (tối thiểu 2 giờ)
  2. Thể dục (tối thiểu 30 phút)
  3. Đọc sách (hoặc tạp chí – bài viết học thuật, không tính báo chí, tin tức…)
  4. Quản lý tài chính (nắm rõ việc sử dụng đồng tiền ntn)
  5. Check và xử lý các công việc kịp thời

OK, let’s rock.