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Keep goals to yourself or tell everyone?

If you read around, there are two approaches to accomplishing goals that seem equally obvious but contradict one another. Tell people and don’t.

Advocates of broadcasting goals say that you’re more likely to accomplish them since you have some accountability and they can help you along with your goals. 653 more words

Personal Development

Writing Experiment: Day 33

Today was kind of crazy, but a good crazy. I have a certain routine in the morning as I wake up, boot up my laptop, eat breakfast and check my RSS feed. 355 more words

Writing

Writing Experiment: Day 8

I already mentioned using RescueTime to keep track of my productivity, but yesterday I also signed up for Beeminder, to actually have some accountability and not just me and my writing friend exchanging supportive text messages. 135 more words

Writing

All or nothing is not an option (or why I love Beeminder)

This post is about a better way of creating good habits in your life. I’m going to start with my desire to have the habit of working out. 1,104 more words

Personal

On Using TagTime

I got into such a strong posting habit for awhile there that if practically feels like it’s been forever since the last time I wrote anything. 1,121 more words

Review of the week

So my first week off has been rather busy, but not in the ways I expected. I’ve done some academic writing and reading, but I’ve done a rather lot of personal writing over the past two weeks. 339 more words

Random Thoughts and Research Ideas

I’m having trouble finishing a post I was trying to write about teaching and how I think, in academia, we sometimes select against traits that are important to being an effective teacher so I think instead I’ll try to brain dump about the various things going on in my head right now in no particular order. 1,078 more words