Saturday, September 24, 2011

Getting ready for Back-to-school

Holidays are officially over and on Monday, the Fall semester starts. It's time to get ready for upcoming battles. Sacrifice your Sunday afternoon nap and try to get ahead.

Workspace: get rid of the holiday clutter
I cleared out all my drawers and evaluated the content. All that pens that dried during the summer, paper clutter and tangled cables must go. It's a good idea to start putting together a shopping list for office supplies when you realize something is missing.
Also, set up some space for new documents. On my Mac, I created new folders for all notes, PDFs and other files that would be created in upcoming months. There would be no electronic clutter at the end of the first week.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Trying new schedule for Fall

The school starts again in one week and I started my preparations by putting together a new schedule that I'd like to share with you.
As you see, it's a bit more complex that traditional list of lectures. Let me explain.