How to Personally Get the Most Out of Finished Projects

Type: Process


Dustin Wax wrote an awesome article at the Lifehack web log. Topic: Getting Past Done: What to Do After You've Finished a Big Project
As it is significantly more stuff than fluff I will essentially post a link only, for once. However, you might like the following definition.

reflective thinking DEFINED AS active, persistent, and careful consideration of any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds that support it and the further conclusions to which it tends [that] includes a conscious and voluntary effort to establish belief upon a firm basis of evidence and rationality <- Dewey, J. 1933. How We Think: A Restatement of the Relation of Reflective Thinking to the Educative Process. Lexington, MA: Heath.

Entry Conditions

every process must have at least 1 entry condition in order to prevent un-economic conduction of the process

Steps and Notes

S1: Read: Getting Past Done: What to Do After You've Finished a Big Project and extract the questions.

S2: Answer the questions in a quiet moment. You could also use them for a guideline in a lessons learned meeting.
Note: Reflection is method of learning with scientific proof of its effectiveness.

S3: Prepare a checklist for future use on finished projects (or link here).

Exit Conditions

One may exit the process, if…



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