Tag: Productivity

Thursday Quote: John D. Cooke

June 23, 2011 » Geek

“Programmers are most effective when they avoid writing code.”

– John D. Cook
Blog Post

Thursday Quote: Scott Belsky

January 13, 2011 » Geek, Life

“…it becomes nearly impossible to pursue long-term goals when you are guided solely by the most recent e-mail in your in-box or call from a client.”

– Scott Belsky
Making Ideas Happen

Finishing Stuff

September 4, 2010 » Geek

I’ve been reading Scott Belsky’s Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality and looking at my Github account.

I start so much stuff and most of it just wastes away, partially complete. I think this is the same reason I haven’t shipped any web apps, or anything beyond basic consulting work really.

No more. I’ve started making lists, letting things steep and trying to only do a few things at a time, and do them until they are done.

And it’s working, sort of. Recently I’ve started and completed the following:

Now, none of these are huge projects, but they are done.

Totally done, feature complete as far as I am concerned.

That feels good. You should try it if you don’t already.