Daily Productive Sharing 306 - How to Work Smarter?

Daily Productive Sharing 306 - How to Work Smarter?
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#todo #time_management

Tim Ferries wrote the bestselling book "The Four-Hour Work Week" and, not coincidentally, Patrick McKenzie only spends five hours a week on his personal projects, and today's post is a summary of his experience. This article is particularly detailed, and some of it has been very helpful to me:

  1. time is an asset; time is a debt: make time your asset rather than a debt, i.e., make money while lying down as much as possible.
  2. code only accounts for 10% of your business, maybe less: many programmers start businesses to write code, not to solve business problems.
  3. cut scope ruthlessly: do everything possible to focus
  4. wall clock time VS calendar time: calendar time refers to the need to be time-tested, such as AB test must collect a certain period of data to see the problem; and wall clock time refers to the tasks we can plan in a short time, we have to optimize the wall clock time as much as possible, do not let the wall clock time to wait for the calendar time.

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Tim Ferries 曾经写过一本大火的畅销书《每周工作四小时》;无独有偶,Patrick McKenzie 说他在自己的个人项目上每周只花五小时,今天的分享来自他的经验总结。这篇文章特别细致,其中有些对我的帮助非常大:

  1. 时间是资产;时间是债务:要让时间变成你的资产而不是债务,也就是尽可能躺着也要赚钱;
  2. 代码只占你业务的10%,也许更少:很多程序员为了写代码而创业,而不是为了解决商业问题而创业;
  3. 无情地削减范围:尽一切可能聚焦;
  4. 挂钟时间 VS日历时间:日历时间指的是需要经过时间检验的,比如 AB test 必须收集一定周期的数据才能看到问题;而挂钟时间是指我们可以短时间内规划的任务,我们要尽可能地优化挂钟时间,不要让挂钟时间去等日历时间。