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SELF-HELP

LET THE PLANT GROW

Patrick Forsyth

CONCENTRATING ON PRIORITIES is a key factor in good time management. These need deciding, and also in the light of changing circumstances they may need ongoing review and adjustment.

That said, some people use up hours of valuable time thereafter reviewing their decisions again and again to double-check them. In effect it is like digging up a plant to look at the roots to see if it is growing well. Some people seem to seek constant reassurance about their decisions, and this can just waste time and is also, in my view, a certain route to stress.

The idea

Trust your decisions about priorities. Having ...

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