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The Parkinson's Rule

This rule, states that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion". 

Therefore, we should set in advance how much time we will allocate for doing a specific task. By doing that, It will be possible to save time that could be embraced both for studying more and for taking longer breaks.


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Deep Focus Time v. General Tasks Time

As human beings, we have peak-performance hours, accompanied with some hours of sluggishness in the day. These patterns tend to vary from one person to another, therefore, we should test at what time each of these phases occur for us, and tackle down hard...


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The Time-Blocking Method

It is a way of substituting To-Do Lists, by taking a calendar (digital or handcrafted) and scheduling in advance blocks of time which are going to be destined to a specific subject on a weekly basis.


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Time-Management Techniques

  • The Time-Blocking Method
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