Tag Archives: Efficacy

How I lost during 7 years. And then I won.

My father started teaching me chess when I was seven years old. He never let me win, as most people normally do when they play against small children. He would always play seriously, making me understand that my purpose was … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: On Dreams, Goals, Plans and Actions

It is again this time of the year in which people are making their New Year Resolutions. I found very appropriate to share the picture below: it reminds us that the most important thing is not having dreams, but being … Continue reading

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Why I Deleted the Facebook App from my Smartphone

Today I deleted the Facebook app from my smartphone. I’ve been considering doing that for a long time, but my final decision came when I understood what was happening to me: The posts that I created on my free time … Continue reading

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Recommended 20 good habits by James Altucher

In general I make some personal comments on my posts, but the habits below are so clear and objective that I prefer to share them as-is. Credits go to James Altucher.

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When Software Development Depends on Individual Heroic Efforts

It is a well-known fact that many software projects fail. Thus it is natural to ask: what is the main contributor for the success of software projects, the processes or the people? In other words, we may ask who has … Continue reading

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Why I don’t plan to retire

It seems that most people would like to retire as soon as possible, and they also have several dreams about the things they will do when they finally retire. I don’t. I would like to continue working as long as … Continue reading

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The Logic of Procrastination and the Last Responsible Moment

I had a good friend in a previous job who had this unbelievable procrastination habit. He would always wait to start his tasks as late as possible. But this was not because he was busy. He intentionally waited to begin … Continue reading

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