Let's break the time barrier
Practise simple task that can help you to improve your daily performance. Always remember:
Practice makes perfect!
Pomodoro Timer™, //git.pickfire.tk/spt
Note: This method that I am using won't work for chinese characters
One hand for (what rhymes with performance), two hands for performance. Writing with two hands can have huge performance gain, just make sure you practise it once in a while.
- Lines, geometry
Touch Typing (Easy Job)
Learn to type with all fingers that you have without looking, that's how the keyboard is designed.
Refresh your mind and purify your soul. Do only (and nothing else):
A simple technique, do count from 10 to 1 and recount from 10 to 1. A harder technique, do visualise yourself in a white dimension, safe and sound.
How to get from reading 200 words per minute to 500+ words per minutes
- Reduce distraction, it is better to close your ears when you read
- Move your eyes slowly, if you can't use your finger as a pointer
- Avoid sub-vocalization
- do not
see -> hear -> understand
see -> understand
- do not
- Avoid regression - don't read the word "Avoid regression" again
- Read words in chunk, eg. "read all of these words in chunk"
Day of Week
Calculate the day of week (星期) using three fingers.
--- ) -------------- 一 | 二 | 三 ) --------------- 四 | 五 | 六 ) --------------- | | 日 ) ------------- | | ) -> Forward Direction ------------
I will normally point my thumb to the part of the day of the week and do calculations: