How to Plan Independent Projects

You have a project idea but you're not making progress. You feel overwhelmed or confused about how to proceed. You're unmotivated because you can't see how everything will come together. You need a plan. This workshop will show you how to make one.

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You can get a quick intro to my general approach in this thread: https://twitter.com/jmrphy/status/1254870469284474883

I generally plan projects with 6 principles in mind.

  • The necessity of self-imposed deadlines
  • Social accountability for enforcing deadlines
  • Goals as hypotheses
  • The Planning Fallacy
  • Time-blocking
  • Iterating project cycles