Take the Poll

In Links, Time Management by adminmark

Tony over at Said at Southern noticed our discussion here, and set up a poll on whether all your seminary classes are worthy of your best attention. I say no. What do you say? Take the poll. I’m really curious to see the results.

At the start of each class

In Academics, Time Management by adminmark

Here are the questions you need to ask and answer at the beginning of each class: 1. Will this be among the 20% of most valuable classes, to which I should devote my best energy, or will it be one of the 80% that are (comparatively) low-value? Many things go into this determination. Some classes you will enjoy immensely, but …

Sucking out the marrow (and spitting out the pits)

In Academics, Time Management by adminmark

Back to planning your study. Again, I mention that our key idea here is triage. If you have time to devote full attention to every class (and your ministry and your job and your marriage and your health), then knock yourself out. If you’re one of the rest of us who has to let something go, then this is how …

Free Alternatives to Quicken/MS Money

In Finances, Links by adminmark

So in order to plan and be responsible for your money, you need to be able to track it well, right? The easy answer is financial software. I’ve used Quicken for many years, and WOW! does it simplify the process. You can really follow where you money goes, and it doesn’t take that much effort. But you’re in seminary and …