TIME PROBLEMS

"Time” is the most frequently used word in the English language We never have enough of it. Time, and the lack of it, dominates our society. We spend time, lose time, gain time and waste time. We are often forced to make bad decisions about time. We don’t have enough time to do what we should do or … [Read more...]

How much time have you got to live? What are you going to do with it?

HOW MUCH TIME HAVE YOU GOT LEFT TO LIVE? HOW ARE YOU GOING TO USE IT? You can't know the future but you can know yourself. That will help you manage the future more successfully. You can find out here. Sort of. http://deathdate.info/s/death We don't know what is in store for us this year, this … [Read more...]

Procrastination: 1. Three main types of Procrastinators and the evils that befall them.

Procrastination: 1 Three main types of procrastinators and the evils that befall them. Procrastinators fall into three main types: Delayers, Perfectionists and the easily Distructible. They’re all different but they all suffer the same kinds of dire consequences from the “thief of time” when they … [Read more...]

TIME LOSS, PART EIGHT, SPECIAL EDITION! WAITING FOR CABLE COSTS BILLIONS!

TIME LOSS, PART EIGHT: SPECIAL EDITION!     WAITING FOR  SERVICE COSTS BILLIONS! Readers have seen that I've been writing a seven-part series on TIME LOSS: how almost everyone either lies or guesstimates ETA—estimated times of arrival—for trains, planes and automobiles. Home service people do it, … [Read more...]

TIME LOSS, PART 3. 8 WAYS COLLEGES’ LIE ABOUT INSTRUCTIONAL TIME)

  PART 3 OF A 7-PARTER ON FALSE TIME PROMISES WE LOSE TIME DUE TO LIES, FALSE PROMISES AND TIME "ESTIMATES." People constantly give us false job estimates and fool us. And we don't help the situation because we often fool ourselves. WE LOSE PATIENCE  AND MONEY! The myth about how long it … [Read more...]

TIME LOSS, PART 2: THE EVIL “ETA” SYSTEM COSTS US TIME AND MONEY!

  In the first post in this 7-part series regarding phony time estimates, I said we are getting faked out by false promises when we are told by anybody--individuals, governments, bosses, companies, sales people, repairmen--anybody--how long it will take to do anything. We believe them (so … [Read more...]

FIVE STEPS TO THE BEST TIME MANAGEMENT STRATEGY, PERIOD.

TIME MANAGEMENT: FIVE STEPS TO THE WORLD'S BEST STRATEGY, PERIOD! There is no time. We never have enough. Most people fail at time management for all kinds of reasons. (Too busy is one!)  But help is at hand! Try this. LISTING. It curbs procrastination. It saves time and increases productivity. And … [Read more...]

TIME LOSS, PART 1: HOW WE FOOL OURSELVES BY BELIEVING FALSE ETAs

TIME LOSS: PART 1 OF A  7-PART SERIES ON HOW FALSE TIME ESTIMATES WRECK OUR DAILY LIVES. FALSE ETAs--ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL --DRIVE US NUTS! (AIRLINES OR DRIVING TIMES ARE THE WORST) This will change your perception of time estimates and reduce frustration! We've all been given wrong … [Read more...]

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