There are never too many reasons to stop smoking. Your health and well-being should be your primary concern, but smoking is not just killing you – it’s also killing your time.
Being a developer is hard. I’m not saying other jobs are easy, but being in the software business demands a pretty solid effort. In this blog post I’ll describe some of the situations that I find myself in and that are probably way too familiar for many of the developers out there.
Every now and then we get a request for a feature that lets a user add time on behalf of other users. Not too often, but still. The request isn’t entirely unreasonable – there are situations where you’d need to add time when your team member has forgotten to do so. But is this something that can be fixed with a feature or will it have to be fixed from within?
Mornings are awesome for productivity. Guess what else is awesome? Cat pictures. To escape their temptation, I tried cutting off internet from my morning routine. While I wouldn’t go as far as to suggest this as a universal bandaid for time bleeding, I did learn a few important lessons in the attempt.
Not taking advantage of new technologies when starting your business is almost criminal. Whether you’re looking for time tracking apps, team management software or cloud storage – there’s an app for everything. You just have to find the right ones. We’ve listed a few to get you started: