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We might not be able to create more time when we need it most — like when a deadline is approaching — but we can use the understanding of how we perceive time to our advantage. For example, author Joshua Foer thinks it might be possible to make it seem like we live longer by inserting more memories between two temporal points.
Back in 1991, Warren Buffett met Bill Gates, although, as he tells career community website Levo League, neither of them were excited to see one another. But it turned out they had a great time talking — and during the course of the conversation, Buffett pulled out the little black date book that he carries in his pocket. He flipped through it: the pages were practically empty.
Usually we’re very aware of when laziness has made a nest in our heads, but shooing the blighter away can prove difficult, especially if you’re not sure why you’re being unproductive… or even the kind of unproductiveness you’re indulging in. So how do you identify laziness by type and what should you do about it?