Cut Major Time-Sucking Activities Before Small Schedule Tweaks

Cut Major Time-Sucking Activities Before Small Schedule Tweaks

Simple shortcuts can save you minutes on routine tasks. Those minutes definitely add up, but before you spend too much effort finely trimming your schedule, try to identify big time-saving activities and cut those short. You may find some big time savings.

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Fast Company reminds us to take a step back and look at the big picture, to identify time-sucking areas you can get rid of:

Sometimes we get so obsessed with saving bits of time we fail to see the big picture staring at us. Saving two minutes doesn't do much for you. Cancelling a weekly two-hour meeting that's long outlived its usefulness? That time really does add up.

Take a week or more and note where you're spending your time. A time-tracking app would be useful here. Find activities that take up significant chunks of time that can be eliminated or turned into simpler solutions.

Why You Should Ignore Some Time-Saving Tips [Fast Company]


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