Yes, be dare to experiment ! In life optimization, experiment is very important. In fact, I think experiment is an integral part of life optimization. There is no life optimization without experiment. Or to be exact, there is no life optimization without continuous experiment.
I think time management can also be called priority management. Why ? Because everything we do in effective time management is actually nothing but managing our priorities. To justify this, let’s see what the goal of time management is. The goal of time management is how we can get the most of our time. Given limited amount of time, how can we use it in such a way that maximize our productivity ? Or put it in another way, how can we use it to maximize our happiness ?
I’ve joined Problogger Group Writing Project with my post How to Become a Maven (Mr. Know Everything). As you can see from the project’s web site, the total number of entries is 343 ! I’ve scrolled through them to find any posts related to personal productivity, and here are what I find: How to Make Time for the Important How To Turn The Greatest Idea Ever Into Reality How To Become a Mind Control Expert How to Make the Most of Your Time Online Prioritization and Procrastination You can go and check them out to get some tips on life optimization. Well, it’s great to see so many good blogs out there that I never know before. Even more exciting is the fact that I can get more insight about how the blogosphere works. It’s cool !
Maven is the term used by Malcolm Gladwell in his best-seller book The Tipping Point. This is one of three types of people who can trigger “social epidemics” (the other types are connector and salesman). In short, maven is the “Mr. Know Everything”. If you are a maven of gadgets for example, you will know about all gadgets and all their functionalities. Maybe you can even tell the exact type of a gadget you touch without opening your eyes ! Cool right ?
Many people just talk about innovation in corporate level, but I believe that today innovation is also important at individual level. It is not just companies that must innovate ; individuals must also innovate. Why? Here are two reasons: 1. We are now living in globalization 3.0 In his best-seller book The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman says that we are now living in globalization 3.0. And what special about this era is we now compete globally even in individual level. This is different from globalization 1.0 where the main participants were countries and globalization 2.0 where the main participants were companies. Of course, countries and companies will still have important role in globalization 3.0, but the fact that individuals can also compete globally is something new and something we must be aware of. And if individuals can compete globally, then it means that individuals – just like companies – must also innovate to success. Individuals who do not innovate will suffer the same thing as those companies who don’t innovate: they will be left behind in competition and may have to declare bankruptcy later on! 2. We must differentiate ourselves to avoid commoditization In globalization 3.0, skills and knowledge […]
Audio learning is a very good way to optimize your day. One obvious reason is because nowadays knowledge and information grows very rapidly beyond our ability to cope with it. The only way to handle it is by increasing our learning ability. We must learn to take information at higher and higher rate. We cannot learn the way we used to be. One way to do it is by finding more time to learn. We must try to convert some time which normally are not used for learning into learning.