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Faced with a mind-numbing, overwhelming destroyer-of-time task, you may have a feeling there is a better way. You just haven't found it yet.
Long-winded tasks are often accompanied by a long list of instructions or a lengthy in-person conversation. Use these to your advantage. Skip to the end to get an understanding of what you're aiming for, then see what is needed from the beginning to reach it.
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Learn to regularly pay attention to your unconscious mind, not just in moments when something feels amiss. With practice, your ability to hear your unconscious quickly and accurately will improve.
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To the beginner, anything Is possible. They are not blocked by experience and are willing to try out many possibilities and solve problems creatively.
The expert has narrowed down the possibilities and can become too comfortable with their own perspectives.
When you are good at something, you're under pressure to perform at your level.
A novice doesn't particularly care how they perform and doesn't feel any pressure to perform.
Instead of relying on a tool with all the bells and whistles, find out where you’re struggling and what’s essential for you.
For example, if scheduling is taking you away from product development, then you could use a scheduling tool that uses machine learning to automate most of your scheduling needs. If you’re wasting too much time on email, then consider using a tool to help tame your inbox.
Time management is only useful when you’re aware of your limitations and don't let the system dictate your entire life.
In other words, when you don’t tread lightly (especially at first), time management can add more stress to your life.