Lately, I came across an old presentation of Adam Bien about Vernunft-Driven-Design (in English: Rationality- or Reason-Driven-Design). I generally like the mindset of Adam Bien and I found it particularly interesting that he talks about non-technical stuff in this video.
Merlin Mann – Inbox Zero
A timeless classic – bringing your email inbox to zero with these immediate actions: Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
Scott Hanselman – It’s not what you read, it’s what you ignore
“The less you do, the more of it you can do.” Entertaining talk about how to scale yourself. Some insights: One email rule to rule them all: INBOX TO, INBOX CC, Bosses Set three task you want to complete today
Greg Young – How to get productive in a project in 24h
Greg Young shows you some ways that can help you to quickly identify the painful parts of your software. Data-mine your source control system Find commit patterns that could be bad smells (e. g. islands where only a single developer