Fatos Morina

Software engineering and personal development

Month: November 2016

How to read more than 30 books a year by reading less than an hour a day

read-booksIt is almost the end of this year, a time which we can use for reflection. A lot of people might have a lot of regrets because of the things they did not do, or the things that did not do very well. One of the most common regret is reading very few books. There are people, however, that read a lot of books per year, despite having a very busy schedule filled up with obligations and responsibilities just like you and me. Continue reading

Become more motivated by keeping a did-it list

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Img source: bitlather.com

The number of apps that claim to increase your level of productivity is constantly in the rise. Most of them tend to promote themselves as tools that can help you capture the tasks that you need to do. However, they do not either emphasize nor seem to promote another important factor: Keeping a did-it list, about the history of finished tasks. This might sound a bit weird and unheard, but it is something very helpful that can have a considerable impact on the levels of productivity. Continue reading

What does success mean to you?

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Img source: mylifeatail.com

We hear it being used all the time but never take the time to ponder about what success actually means to us. It is a word that is used so much, and it mostly represents an orienting element in one’s life, because one tends to do all it takes to display an image about himself as a successful person, especially in front of others. We might consider someone as a successful person, but he might look like a failure from your friend’s perspective based on his definition of success, or vice versa. It can look a bit funny, because we might not have common definitions of success, and might even start to feel bad, because might think that we should not have contradictory opinions with our friends, which should not be the case. Continue reading

Why accountability can motivate you to be more productive?

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Img src: fierceinc.com

Maybe you have been in a situation where you have told someone that you will do something, and then managed to get it done as promised. On the other hand, you might have set a task on your to do list in which others are not involved and have been postponing it for a long time, or even let it unfinished at all. You did not finish it for more than a week and are surprised and feel guilty about this. The reason for these types of sabotages about your own goals, and commitments to tasks where other people are not involved might be because of accountability and ego. Continue reading

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