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Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be useful over and over again in my life. Essentially, doing your least favourite tasks first and front-loading the ‘pain’ can make you happier in the long run.
Video: Waiting until the last minute can actually do a number on your body. If you have a paper, presentation or something else due soon, the normal response is to procrastinate. It may feel gratifying, but all that stress and tension has serious effects on your health.
Time is something we all wish we had more of, but it’s unfortunately a finite resource. Whether you’re trying to be less flaky, or you can’t seem to ever be on time for anything, it can help to remember that time is valuable for everyone.
It’s hard to imagine what our jobs would be like without technology — but how much is too much? Our digital devices have helped with convenience and accessibility, but it has also promoted procrastination. If you are struggling with your overflowing inbox or constantly distracted by your endless smart phone notifications, it may be time to reassess your work habits and implement some new tactics.