How much work is enough work

Many people believe the more they work, the more productive they are. But it couldn’t be further from the truth. How much work is enough work? Is there an ideal number of hours you should work everyday? This is an interesting question at the intersection of productivity and time management. And the good news is: …

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Time management: do the things you actually want to do

Except if we end up inventing time travel, we need to accept the fact that there are only 24 hours in a day. In order to achieve our goals, we need to be smart about how we allocate our time to different tasks and activities. In the 1970s, using the ABC method of time management …

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The illusion of productivity

Ever since we learned to write, we have documented how special we are and how we differ from animals. Imagination, morality, and culture are traits thought to only be found in humans—or at least only found in humans at a higher level of development. Another aspect that seems to be uniquely human is the need …

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Time anxiety: is it too late?

I have always struggled with one thought. The kind of recurring thought that never really leaves you: “It’s too late.” Too late to publish a book, too late to start a company, too late to learn a new language. This is called time anxiety. The number of skills I haven’t acquired and the opportunities I …

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