Posts Tagged ‘GTD’

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

March 15th, 2012 No comments

“If we study what is merely average, we will remain merely average.” (Shawn Achor)

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We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

About Shawn Achor

Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology.

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What does OOP stand for?

August 6th, 2011 No comments

What does OOP stand for?  When Object Oriented Programming(OOP) is taught so extensively, do computer programmers, specifically within games development…

SlideShare: “Object Oriented Programming What does OOP stand for?” Colin Riley



Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

July 28th, 2011 No comments

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Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.

About Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts is an engineer at Google, where he fights linkspam and helps webmasters understand how search works.

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29 ways to stay creative

June 12th, 2011 No comments
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Jason Fried of 37signals speaking at Business of Software 2008

May 1st, 2011 No comments


Jason Fried talks about momentum, why roadmaps, specifications and projections are evil, and many other topics.


Jason Fried is the co-founder and President of 37signals, a company that builds web-base apps that make it easier for small groups to collaborate. Jason believes there’s real value and beauty in the basics. Jason co-wrote all of 37signals books, and is invited to speak around the world on entrepreneurship, design, management, and software.

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Декларативное планирование

February 6th, 2011 No comments

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

January 15th, 2011 No comments

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Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.

About Simon Sinek

In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of the theory he has begun using to teach others how to become effective leaders and inspire change. Full bio and more links

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Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team

September 27th, 2010 Comments off

Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?

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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation

September 27th, 2010 Comments off

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.

Autonomy, mastery and purpose.

Results Only Work Environment (ROWE).

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

August 18th, 2010 No comments

97 Things Every Programmer Should KnowGet 97 short and extremely useful tips from some of the most experienced and respected practitioners in the industry, including Uncle Bob Martin, Scott Meyers, Dan North, Linda Rising, Udi Dahan, Neal Ford, and many more. They encourage you to stretch yourself by learning new languages, looking at problems in new ways, following specific practices, taking responsibility for your work, and becoming as good at the entire craft of programming as you possibly can.

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There is the 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know project, pearls of wisdom for programmers collected from leading practitioners. You can read through the Contributions Appearing in the Book.

Russian translation of these tips.