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How to manage your time by Mike Clayton

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Six fundamentals of how to manage your time

Getting things done is rarely a problem when we feel passionately about what we do. It is at its most difficult when we face an unappealing task and we feel unmotivated and even resistant to doing it. This is when getting things done can become a challenge, and so you need to manage your time actively.

If you are overly present-oriented, you will hardly see the purpose in dealing with unpleasant matters – you will prefer either to do something more fun, or will take the pessimistic view of ‘why bother – it won’t change anything’. It is future-orientation that allows us to invest time doing things we’d rather not do, for a future benefit or to ...

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