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Discussion on: 10 Ways Developers Can Invest Time Instead of Wasting it

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Samuel FAURE

That’s why you should try to make each minute of each day count because every minute you sit idly doing nothing or wasting time, there is someone out there working hard towards the same goal gaining the edge over you.

Wow, looks like life is some kind of competition for you. That's a very unhealthy way to live.
Beside, comparing yourselves with others will always lead to disappointment.

There are millions of developers in this world, you can talk to almost all of them on the internet. One of them WILL be better than you at something you're doing. Comparison == Poison.

If you don’t work towards your dreams and goals, you aren’t investing your time in yourself—you are wasting it.

What if my dream is "wasting" my time ?
I feel this pressure to work towards "dreams and goal" to be a red herring for a very toxic culture.

and instead start investing your time into a variety of assets, including yourself.

I'm not an asset. I'm a human being.

Soon you will be able to have the 4-Hour Workweek.

Why would I want to work 4 hours ? I love my job so much ! I can't envision working only 4 hours on it. Looks like you're encouraging people to look towards the destination rather than the journey. Seems like a mirage to me, but to each its own.

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DrMandible

Life is a competition. Just ask Darwin. Go ahead and waste your days but one day you will realize that's not a viable long term strategy.

OP isn't saying to be a slave to work. She starts with the true assumptions that most of us must earn income. So how do we do that most effectively, thereby leaving ourselves time (and extra money) for leisure.

This is a post explicitly about time management for work. If you don't want to work, you shouldn't have even bothered reading it.

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Samuel FAURE

Life is a competition. Just ask Darwin

Pretty sure that's a huge stretch from Darwin.

If you don't want to work, you shouldn't have even bothered reading it.

Yet you are the one trying to earn more money to work less 🍹

Go ahead and waste your days but one day you will realize that's not a viable long term strategy.

"Time you enjoyed wasting was not wasted" - John Lennon

All in all you seem to have a very negative ootlook on life - But you know, you can progress as well with the carrot instead of the stick.

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DrMandible

You're quite the mind reader. Everyone but you apparently has a negative outlook on life. Good luck with not working and telling people what they think.