August 2009

Dragging data into day to day usage

Aug
28

 The Gripping Statistic: How to Make Your Data Matter
Simple idea. To make data understandable you need to bring it into day to day life.
I've used this trick for goal setting for awhile. A simple touchstone for example for my earnings goals. I'm running around $2500 a month. With a 20 day work month that means that each day I need to earn about $125 - About two hours of billable time a day.

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Aug
27

There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.

Charles Darwin

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Timothy Ferris

Aug
27

The Holy Grail: How to Outsource the Inbox and Never Check Email Again

Wow. Really never check email? Hyperbole. BUT a great roadmap to that step required by freelancers seeking to move to that position where they can actually live the lifestyle that freelancing holds out so temptingly.

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