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How to manage your time by Mike Clayton

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Focus on priorities to take control of your time

In Chapter 2, you saw how to monitor the way in which you use your time. When you survey an unproductive day or, worse, an unproductive week, it will often seem as if some thief has stepped in and stolen your time. This chapter is about how that happens and what you can do about it.

When you analyse where your lost time is going, you will find two ways in which your time gets stolen from you:

  1. Some of us lose most of our time because we fritter it away doing nothing very much. This is easier than doing something important, which takes concentration and involves the possibility of failure. So, rather like a hedgehog, it is, perhaps, easier to ...

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