As busy individuals, how can one live deeply in a distracted world? This following run-down looks at strategies for completing important but non-urgent projects with a unique tracking system:
1. Specific milestones: for example, the number of book chapters completed or mathematical results proved.
2. Hours spent working deeply toward milestones: for example, you can keep a tally of the hours spent writing or working without distraction on an important proof.
Ask yourself this: what is a more meaningful metric for your studies? Do you prefer to track milestones or hours? For a great discussion, click here