New Years Reso... ekhm... goals

Alright, it's been a while since I last wrote anything here. It's 2014 now. It's only a year from now when we should have flying skateboards and self-tying shoes. However, we will be back to the future next year. I wanted to share a couple of my goals for this…

The power of sleep

Sleep is important. To me, sleep was always just a waste of time. As a kid, I would always say "why sleep when there is so much to do!". And I still believe in this. If sleeping or not sleeping wouldn't make any difference in my life - I wouldn't…

Being a boss - stereotypes

Today, I wanted to write about... well... being a boss. And actually about what people think being a boss is and what I think it should be. Can you really get away with everything? I would go for a beer with my friends in the middle of a week. And…

Plan your day

I am really spending lots of my mental resources on making sure that I am productive and spending my days on things that really matter. And I have to tell you that I see a major difference between the days I have spent at least 5-10 minutes in the morning…

How to configure PHPStorm 7 to keep your SSH sessions alive

Many people have reported that there is no way to keep your SSH session alive with PHPStorm when working on a remote server. Actually, there is. You will need a PHPStorm7 to do this, though. Alright, correcting this post now, because I was ENTIRELY wrong. It turned out I did…

How I got a real Performance Boost

Have you ever thought about how email influences your working day? Here is how my days used to look a while ago. I would get to work about 8, make myself a cup of coffee and start reading my emails while eating a breakfast. My goal was to get my…