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Parkinson's Law

Example: You have an entire day to complete a short assignment.

Idea: Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.

Why?: Setting shorter deadlines increases productivity.

Such as: Giving yourself only an hour to finish the assignment instead of the whole day.

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