Why There is No Such Thing as Time Management
Most people prize “being busy.” They proclaim it with pride as if it’s a badge of honor.
But extremely successful people don’t tolerate busywork or distraction. Because most of the time "busyness" is nothing more than distraction and procrastination from what really matters.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
When you find yourself in quarantine, like most of us are doing these days, try using the time spent indoors in order to improve yourself. One sure way to do that is by learning something new: it ...
Keeping your personal development under control while in quarantine is both useful and challenging. Reading is a key to success, so why not reading as many e-books or listening to as many audio books as possible during this period? It keeps the boredom away while enabling your development.
A good and affordable idea to relax and enjoy the time spent at home during the current pandemic is to make regular exercises. Furthermore, consuming more healthy food than junk food will also have a positive effect on your overall mood, so try cooking food at home and focusing on online fitness sessions.
This works well for the chronic procrastinator: those who say they will do it later and then wonder why it never gets done.
Instead of getting overwhelmed, tackle your to-do l...
Rather than trying to work flat-out, break down your day into a series of work-sprints with a short rest period after each session.
Set a timer for 25 min and focus exclusively on your work for that time, take a 5 min break, and repeat.
Some people find that taking a 5 min break destroys their flow. But it does help to break long complex tasks into a series on manageable sprints.
The 2-minute rule is a strategy for quickly assessing and taking action on small tasks so they don’t take up too much mental energy.
Ask yourself if a task is going to take you 2 minutes or less. If so, just do it.
While the desire for quality time comes from a good place, it is not part of reality.
One side of us is influenced by movies and wants everything to be special. But that ideal is almost...
Instead of wishing for quality time, every minute can be quality time. It's using the time between the busy moments to hang out, and work out, and do things together.
Driving your children around should not be seen as an inconvenience. It is a moment between moments where you have an opportunity to connect and have fun. It is where you can share and learn things you'd never know otherwise.
This is true for other relationships. These in-between moments, in a car, waiting for a delayed plane, allow for conversations that never would have happened otherwise. We get our best times when we look at the moments we have right in front of us.