A while back there was the following meme for business:
Read — Fire — Aim
This was a precursor to the MVP (Minimum Viable Product) concepts.
Top students fall into 2 categories.
2. They work like hell.
I fell into the 1st category from grade 1–12. Then at university I discovered I…
The thing you’re working on must have consequences if it is not completed on time. You’ll lose a customer, make others late on their schedule, violate the terms of a contract, etc.
It’s been a LONG time since I was a student, but I remember it clearly.
I attended a university immediately after high school and dropped out after one year.
I was reading the Quora responses hoping to find an answer for myself.
There are lots of good suggestions. Most of them are common advice that we often read but rarely implement.
It doesn’t sound like you’re looking for ways to be more productive (a common Quora topic).
Oh, how I hated that expression when my managers would say “Let’s try to work smarter not harder.”
I always had a sarcastic response that I kept to myself, such as,
I used Lumosity for a couple of years and got up to the 95% percentile for my age. The improvement was steep for the first 3 months, then leveled off.
To achieve recognition as the best: