I often use telnet to test if a port is open or not. However, on Windows Vista and up, and Windows Server 2008 and up the telnet client isn’t installed by default.
To install it, do the following from a command line:
Source: Microsoft Technet
It is without a doubt important to have goals. Every day, without even thinking about it, we have goals. Get up at the right time. Get to work on time. Have lunch.
Then there are the bigger goals. Learn that new skill. Finish that project. Spend more time with those important to us.
Multiple goals, large and small. Important to have them. But what happens when we have more goals than we have time for?
Something has to give. We either spend less time on these goals, or we steal time from some other activity in order to give more time to what-ever we’ve prioritised.
For me, this is a constant juggle. And I don’t always get it right.
Steven Pressfield taught us the secret of real writers:
There’s a secret that real writers know that wanna be writers don’t, and the secret is this: It’s not the writing part that’s hard. What’s hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down is resistance.