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Quiet on the Blog Front

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It’s been way too long – nothing has been posted on this site.

Problem = lack of system = slow or no progress

What happened?

  • 2 weeks ago I completed a T4T vid (with the editing help of Mahfooz) but didn’t post it because I wanted to finish the other stuff
  • 1 week ago I made a video…but it was on my sister’s computer and then she took her laptop home
  • This week I made a video, but o look my laptop is pretty garbage so it can’t “handle” video editing
  • Software didn’t install at uni, couldn’t borrow my sister’s for few hours and now I finally figured “Why not use my dad’s work laptop that’s lying in the very next room!”

Now I’m sitting here with two 95% and one 60% completed tasks but nothing to show for. However, now I’m working on bringing them all to 100%…

@Workstation
@Workstation

Solution and my Future Plan

Create systems – a process to follow from start to finish with Continue reading Quiet on the Blog Front

Time “Well” Wasted – Best Places [Part II]

Time "Well" Wasted - Best Places
Time "Well" Wasted - Best Places

[Part I here]

We can’t always be on high gear right?

So recovery and taking breaks are critical to being productive.

This is for good for when you’re in between tasks, just taking your mind off things, or simply learning something interesting.

============= Here are THE BEST PLACES FOR TIME “WELL” WASTED

Videos:

YouTube – Edu-tainment: (Educational and Entertaining)

@GoogleTalks – presentations by various experts; authors, leaders, marketers, politicians etc.

*iGNiTe – Spreading the Knowledge of Innovators, 5 minute presentations on many things.  (I ‘discovered’ it recently and it’s fantastic)

*Leechon Films – dawah vids (super-trailers for AlMaghrib Institute, speeches etc.) social media training, other good stuff with ma man Belal Khan

*UmmahFilms – with short reminder videos by “Baba Ali” and interesting projects he’s working on

KhalifaKlothing – Islamic lectures, dawah videos etc.

YouTube – The Fun & The Funny:

*FailBlog – oh man, one of the best channels there 😀

*Happy Tree Friends – short cartoons; looks can be deceiving…

Websites:

*TED – Ideas Worth Spreading – a wealth of knowledge by world renowned experts, high quality and short presentations (One of my favorites)

BetterDaysTV.net – Self Improvement videos Continue reading Time “Well” Wasted – Best Places [Part II]

3 Ways for Time “Well” Wasted [Part I]

Wasting Time the Right Way
Wasting Time the Right Way

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[Part 2: here]

We all have those few hours or days when you don’t feel like doing anything (anything useful that is). So we tend to lazy around, watch TV, surf the net, or find something to waste time with.

Ey, it happens to all of us.

I’ve been thinking, how can you and I get the best of both worlds? Still be “lazy” and make it useful.

Now it’s getting clearer to me and I’ve just recently started to use these 3 strategies.

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#1 – Edu-tainment

By far my favorite one Continue reading 3 Ways for Time “Well” Wasted [Part I]