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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The <a href="http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~robins/Randy_Time_Management_UVa_2007_slides... target="_blank">Powerpoint slides can be downloaded here</a>.

<a href="http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~robins/Randy/" target="_blankd">Read more about Randy Pausch from his friend Gabriel Robins</a> who has compiled the most important resources in one place.

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Comments

Good lecture with some good tips and ideas. Has more weight being presented by a man with limited time.

Liked the point that procrastination is not a sign of laziness but is more of a way of rationalisation (eg. may work more quickly if you leave it so that the deadline is nearer) but good point that it has other costs! (stress and monetary). Also the most important slide of the important/due soon/unimportant/due later quadrants was a good concept. Should perhaps have these types of lectures at uni!