Counterintuitive Advice: Don’t Manage Your Time

As you can see, I’m super into reading stuff about time-management. But when I read the article The 1 time management trick that actually works by Geoffrey James of, I realized that there’s another way to look at the situation, and that is to not manage my time. What? Ok let me quote Mr. James so that you can understand his point.

He says:

They don’t try to manage time because that’s impossible. Instead, they manage their own emotional reaction to the unending stream of demands and expectations from other people and from themselves.

So don’t take yet another time-management seminar. Instead, train yourself to start saying no more often and then stick to it.

Makes sense doesn’t it? Now how do I apply it in my life?

Watch out for more Time Management and Productivity.

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