The problem with time management is that humans are, in genera, fairly bad at judging time and how long things take. For example, five minutes seems like a short amount of time, but try holding a heavy box for five minutes and it’ll seem like an eternity.
So when we say we’re going to work on a project for an hour, we’re often setting ourselves up to fail. That’s why I believe splitting up your task into manageable chunks is actually the fastest way to get it done.
As a TV producer I’ve had years of practice so I know what 45 seconds vs. two minutes and 45 seconds feels like. It takes a while to get the feel just right. But when you do — it can be an amazing productivity tool.
Here’s some easy ways to break tasks into bite-sized pieces: Read more