March 28, 2021

Growing Your Systems [8/365]

Growing a system will help you create habits more easily and rely on those to be consistent over the years. You’ll first need a core practice, something you do every day. I chose this daily writing practice, which is the first time block that I set everyday. With this post written, I publish it on different public platforms. First it was only Twitter, then I added IndieHacker, then MakerLog. I kept adding what made sense and have templates for each of those to remove as much friction as possible. Read more

August 13, 2019

How I Want to Manage My Projects

Since I started working with a few project management solutions, I noticed that there are parts of them that do not suit me at all. I have been limited by those tools, because I could not see the project in a way that makes sense to me, or input more information in an easy and straigthforward way. I was not able to use these tools to think, and observe my thoughts objectively after. Read more

January 30, 2019

Blog Commits on Git

When creating a new system, I usually create a new blog post associated with it. My blogging being done using hugo, and the source of the code being on git, I usually create git commits for each new post. Not only that, but I may also make configuration changes, or updates on a post. I classify in the following categories : Post: Creating a new post Update: Updating a post Config: Changing some configuration for the blog Theme: Changing parts of the theme So every time I create a new commit, I add those categories in front of the commit message, helping see better the last actions that were done. Read more

January 12, 2019

My Gym System

Reading the book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life, I read about the system that he has to go to the gym. While in a normal day, he goes to the gym and exercises regularily, at fixed hour. But some days are harder than others, and on those days, he takes the process really step by step. He first start by putting on this shoes. Read more

January 11, 2019

Choosing My Next Post

The last posts that I wrote, it was hard to choose the topic. So I decided to create a small system today to ease up the decision. This system is really simple, but it will really ease the decision. I have a list of topics that I want to write about, for which I want to create systems in my life. So if I don’t have a preference, knowing that I will write about all of them, why bother ? Read more

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