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The Diagrams Book by Kevin Duncan

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32  THE PERSONAL DEADLINE

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• The Personal Deadline examines the problem that most people leave things too late before they start a task.

• For most people this was a habit they acquired at college when faced with a deadline for handing in an essay or dissertation.

• Common sense suggests that a measured approach over the time available would yield a less stressed run-up and a higher quality result, but human nature dictates otherwise and many leave everything to the last minute.

• This timeline helps to focus the mind on the task ahead while there is still plenty of time.

• The considered line shows that it pays to examine as much of the material ...

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