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Parkinson's Law: 4-Step Guide To Shrink Your Work And Get Things Done

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Productivity: The 24 Hours Of The Day

  • We all have the same number of hours given to us for a day. It’s up to us how we use those hours.
  • Productivity means simplifying our work, getting it done in a faster, smarter and efficient way, with the idea of the saved time being used for doing ...

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“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. The most important factor while managing time is the time to completion, the deadline that is assigned to us.

Example: If we have to finish a report in two weeks, we ...

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Shorter deadlines force us to focus on what’s important: 20 percent of tasks that bring about 80 percent of the results.

Deadlines and time constraints are not our enemies, but a way to help our mind get to work creatively. Set realistic goals and give the...

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  1. Time log your work: Using a time-tracking app, log the work that you do and how much time it takes in the real world.
  2. Outline your project goals: Have a clear vision for what you want to do. Having a vague idea of work makes you set long deadlines....

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Prioritizing your tasks in such a way that makes all the forthcoming tasks easier.

  1. Ask yourself ‘What is the one thing that needs to be done which will make everything else easier or unnecessary?’
  2. Make a list of the essential tasks using the question above and then ...

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