Work EXPANDS to the time allowed for it.
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It's not laziness or tendency of deferring things for later. It is just being busy in unnecessary or unproductive activites.
to the time
Allowed for it
This law applies to everyone whether person or institution.
So to avoid this, assign the timeline or deadline, whatever you call it, for an early date, say tomorrow instead of this week, or one hour instead of day end, or one week instead of one year.
If task cannot be pra...
If you a have task of writing a letter and complete it by this week, you will most probably spend one day to to get best pen, then one day for the best paper, then one day for finding out best vocabulary, then one day to review and rewriting it.
Or if you have only 5 minutes for it, you wil...
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“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion,” the English humorist and historian Parkinson wrote in 1955.
And it doesn’t apply only to work. It applies to everything that needs doing.
When working from home, have you ever felt like you couldn't do anything after lunch because you know you have the time to work on it later at night?
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