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SMART Goals Framework: How It Helps Us with Goal-Reaching

“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” Benjamin E. Mays When we talk about goals in life, two scenarios may come to the stage: Some people are super goal-oriented and drive themselves harshly goal after goal. Others live in static and dullness …

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PDCA Cycle Explained: 4 Steps for Continuous Learning and Improvement

The Meaning of PDCA Cycle PDCA Cycle (also known as PDSA Cycle or Deming Cycle), is a problem-solving method used for the continuous learning and improvement of a process or product.  There are 4 basic steps in PDCA Cycle: Plan: identify a problem and possible solutions Do: execute the plan and test the solution(s) Check: …

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Get Things Done with The Pomodoro Technique

What is the Pomodoro Technique? The Pomodoro Technique is one of the simplest and most feasible methods of time management, proposed by Francesco Cirillo in 1992. He named it “Pomodoro” (tomato in Italian) just because of the tomato-shaped kitchen timer he used to track time. Struggling with constantly refilling to-do lists and never-ceasing deadlines like …

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Eat That Frog: The Most Practical Method for Productivity & Time Management

Many of us enjoy making plans, such as spending hours creating a never-ending to-do list. Similar to registering for a gym membership but never visit since then, the common reaction to a redundant list or a big commitment is usually: Procrastinate on it till the last minute; Start from small and low-value tasks to feel …

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A Slash Career: Why You Need a Side Hustle and How to Have One

Understanding the meaning of Slash Slash When we think about slash, what may first come up with might be the punctuation -- “/”. But if we use the word “slash” to describe a person, the meaning of it extends to people with multiple occupational identities -- a UI designer/ blogger, consultant/ career coach, or editor/ …

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