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290 Time Is On Your Side

  • 3 Tips on Dealing with Time
  • Firstly, people don’t start working on stuff until halfway through it’s due.
  • For example, if your team has a 4-week deadline, they won’t start working on it in 2 weeks. So always cut your deadlines in half.
  • Work both expands and contracts to fit the time allotted.
  • Secondly, imagine that the work involved in completing a task is much more than it is.
  • For example, if you imagine a task will take two weeks, even though it’s probably a 1-week task, then you will not feel as stressed when it takes less than 2 weeks.
  • Thirdly, always go first.
  • For example, if you have to present during a conference, take the first slot (or the earliest slot you can), then once you are done, you can relax



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