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Reclaiming your time

FocusFocus by Michael Dales (cc by-nc)

I need to repair and grow back my ability to concentrate for long periods of time so I can complete a massive project.

Mystical Listicle asks, "Have you re-engineered your focus (using non-pharmacological means)? What were your tactics and strategies?"

by taz

People are people

Paradise Riflebird, native VireyaParadise Riflebird, native Vireya by maxful (cc by)

I want to be a better manager. What did your best manager do? What about your worst?

I want to write in a realistic way about how people meet. How did you meet your significant other?

I want to understand typical people's day-to-day schedules, how they stick to plans, what are realistic daily goals. How did you spend your day?

Biding Our Time

Time FliesTime Flies by h.koppdelaney (cc by-nd)

On MeFi, midmarch snowman clocks some multi-link first-post goodness with Finally a horology post for people who like shiny things, while in the Green, mzurer asks, In 1527 how did English households tell time?

Also linked recently on the Blue:

Built For Eternity, on structures designed to potentially outlast human civilization

400 Years, a browser game that uses time as a gameplay mechanic

Why Time Flies, a visualization of why time seems to pass more quickly as one gets older

by taz

Time Passages

Before Time ManagementBefore Time Management by ampresco (cc by-nc-nd)

'Confessions'. He referred to some of these tips as confessions, or things that academics don't want to talk about but they all do.

Some good resources (and the answer!) in the thread for whalebreath's question about an article on time management in academia.

by taz

The questions you need to ask is "when do I want sunlight?"

Market sign at sunset, 2000Market sign at sunset, 2000 by Seattle Municipal Archives (cc by)

eriko breaks down Daylight Savings Time in a pretty easy-to-follow way.

by mathowie

You wouldn't even have to look busy

Le Stryge, Tour St. Jacques, and Sacre-CoeurLe Stryge, Tour St. Jacques, and Sacre-Coeur by john weiss (cc by-nc-nd)

Fuego asks:

I have a weird workplace fantasy of having a job that would essentially pay me to do nothing. "Nothing" meaning surfing the internet, watching TV or movies, or reading books and magazines. Maybe occasionally there would be someone to help or some button to push, but 90% of the job time would be downtime. You wouldn't even have to look busy, just as long as whatever the job is gets done. Do such jobs even exist?

by taz

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