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Mar 10, 2021 • 22 tweets • 11 min read
Email productivity thread
Gaining proficiency with MS Outlook has been really important in helping me accomplish as much as I have.
Now, I can usually process 200-300 emails in about 30 minutes. I’m asked frequently how I do it - I will try to explain in this thread.
It starts with being able to search efficiently and accurately. For many many years, I didn’t know how to do this. I would type a few words in the search bar and then scroll the myriad of hits till I found what I was looking for.
There is a better way.
Jul 9, 2019 • 13 tweets • 4 min read
In 2001, I #failed 4 core science classes in #medicalschool. I didn’t go to class, I stayed up late at night reading the topics in every book I could possibly find. I barely passed my other courses. I couldn’t believe NEone passed..
I had to go before the review and promotions committee and beg for a chance to try again. I don’t for the life of me see why they gave me the chance...
I can say, I tried hard, I just wasn’t smart about it.
In the summer before restarting m1, I came up with a plan..