A thesis statement expresses that which you believe and what you intend on proving. An effective thesis statement makes the distinction between an innovative research project and a basic rehashing of facts. The thesis statement is usually positioned at the end of the opening paragraph. This opening paragraph serves as a setting for the […]
For a while now I’ve been struggling with productivity, effectiveness and making use of your time, all the time. Being as productive as possible all the time and becoming better and better. What we probably all want when you are looking at a blog with this title.
And to be honest, we cannot be productive […]
Going back to school is never an easy decision. On one hand, getting a degree or going on for an advanced degree can result in an increased income over a lifetime and increased job opportunities. On the other hand, it may end up taking a long time and costing a lot of money.
Do people […]
A typical characteristic of high-functioning students is to have a lot on their plate. They are in different clubs, they follow intense majors and they do demanding projects. Another characteristic of high-functioning students? Complete, blind, panic.
Spoiler alert: You will feel overwhelmed
When you take up multiple projects there will be times when you simply have to much on […]
“Thank you for explaining your Weekly Review system, how consistent are you with putting this into practice?”
That was the exact question of a student recently in a workshop. I explained how I used my system to combat information overload and how I stay on top of my long and short term goals. In this […]
Every once in a while you come across a really good book. A book you want to read twice. A book you cannot wait to give to someone as a present. So Good They Can’t Ignore You is one of those.
So Good is a book by Cal Newport, the author of the popular (and […]