Time management is emotionally charged and the first step to making improvements is to deal with emotions. People don’t always know consciously what drives their decisions and behaviors.
Many achievers work hard because of how they were raised. Their parents taught them the value of hard work. They were praised for working hard and their identity is defined (at least in part) by how hard they work and how much they achieve. Their value system is built on this foundation. Their self-worth depends on it.
Are you familiar with Parkinson's Law? It states that “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” If you have an unlimited amount of time to complete a project, you may never finish it.
Discover how to prioritize, get organized, and follow-through to become highly effective and successful. Develop a habit of thinking in terms of return on investment when you allocate any resources, such as time or money. Shrink your to-do list and focus on what is important.