Are targets bad for your productivity?

Figuring out what you need to do, planning your time, setting a target… These are the typical ingredients of any time management system. But you know it doesn’t always work. And sometimes it can have the opposite effect on your motivation when you miss a target. Targets themselves don’t seem to be an intrinsic motivator. They […]

How to use your body clock to set your thesis writing routine

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To finish your thesis, you’re going to have to spend a lot of days sitting writing in front of a computer screen. But spending more hours at the desk per day doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll finish any faster. You have to make sure that the time you spend there is spent well. The 80:20 Principle […]