Time management: the Pomodoro Technique helps (me at least)

For a week now I have been using the Pomodoro Technique. I came across this interesting time management method some time earlier while watching a presentation by Scott Hanselman – It’s not what you read, it’s what you ignore. As a freelancer, working from home, the view from my desk being on a street with a lot going on…

Snippet: Philosophy on Anger

Stress and anger are good at working together. When I am stressed, I get angry and frustrated quicker. Which can then cause more stress. Today I realised that yesterday, I unconsciously on purpose watched an episode of the 6-part documentary A Guide To Happiness, based on Alain de Botton’s book The Consolations of Philosophy, called…

Selected advice from Seneca

The last two days I’ve been reading through a book called Seneca voor Managers. It’s based on Seneca’s letters to Lucilius. The short texts, some a sentence others a paragraph, are lessons/advise about life and seem to bear some political/economic context. The author of the book put the original Latin text next to the flexible…