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Parkinson's Law

Parkinson’s Law: tasks will swell in (perceived) importance and complexity in relation to the time allotted for their completion.

Set a deadline for each and every task or project.

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Parkinson’s second law: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

Setting a micro deadline for daily tasks holds your brain accountable to the tick of the clock.

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Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time allocated to it.

We should give ourselves a self-imposed deadline to complete a task. It will ensure that we avoid unnecessary time-wasting and that we actually get stuff done.

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