I don't know about you, but when I was growing up my mother was big on finishing one project before starting another. In my life, I've found that this kind of advice isn't very helpful. What tends to happen when I get stuck and try to "not give up", "push through", "drive on", or whatever, is … [Read more...] about One thing at a time?
I'm a knitter. Maybe you also knit, or crochet, or do other needlecrafts that are small and portable. I knit in meetings and in other public places. I knit in the pub while talking to friends. Can you really do that without looking? This is probably one of the major issues that is going to be … [Read more...] about Knitting in meetings
Every once in a while my knitter friends have a friendly contest for finishing UFOs (UnFinished Objects, a.k.a WIPs or Works in Progress). Sometimes there is a prize for finishing the oldest UFO in one's possession. Do you have UFOs on your desk or in your files? conference papers you meant to … [Read more...] about Letting go of unfinished projects