Concepts



4 indicators that you may be wasting your time with New Year’s Resolutions

Have you stuck with your New Year’s Resolutions? Dr. John Norcross studied 200 people who made New Year’s Resolutions and according to his research there are several indicators to the likelihood that you will achieve your goals. Use this information to achieve your resolution and ensure that you don’t waste your time with resolutions that are unlikely to work.

Managing ego-depletion to save time (self-control)

How much self-control do you have? When is your self-control strongest and when is it weakest? Having self-control is clearly a good thing, but learning to make the most of it is even better. ‘Ego-depletion’ sees self-control or willpower as a limited resource that is depleted after exertion. Understanding this concept can help you make better use of your self-control and save time. Manage Ego Depletion to Save Time

Is Perfection a waste of Time?

Dart hits the Bulls Eyehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cloud_nine/495836004/
If you aim for perfection in everything you do, you will get nothing done. It's a recipe for a wasted life. If you aim for perfection in one thing you are far more likely to achieve excellence in this area. What's more, you'll do more in other areas too. Working out what is important, what really matters, is the key. This is part of a series titled "Do more than you can". Make sure that you've read the article on doing more by doing less.

Time Management by a dying lecturer (Randy Pausch)

This is a great Time Management presentation from someone who understands how short time is.

Randy Pausch, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, gave this presentation after he was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. The talk is funny, entertaining but hits home on the importance of finding time to do what matters.
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