Archive for May, 2008

How to Make Accurate Time Estimates

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Many people are really bad at estimating how much time a task will take. Perhaps you estimate you’ll need about an hour, and it really takes you 3-4 hours to finish. Or maybe you allocate 30 minutes for a task, and you’re done in 5 minutes. What can you do to get better at making […]

How to Be a Woman

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Here are the results from the “How to Be a Woman” writing challenge I posed at the end of last week’s “How to Be a Man” article. A total of 52 submissions were received. Erin and I both read every single one of them. By the time I was done, I felt like I’d just […]