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Key messages:
Productivity isn’t the end goal; it is merely a tool to help you accomplish more.

• Your actions speak louder than words; focus on doing what truly matters to you.

In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy of productivity hacks and efficiency tips and become so fixated on the process of getting things done that we lose sight of why we’re doing them in the first place. That’s why the first step to true accomplishment isn’t to work harder or faster. Rather, it is to step back and ask ourselves:

“What do I truly want to accomplish, and how is it important to me?”

This material is not intended to serve as the last word on anything but will, hopefully, offer you some different perspectives and you uncover answers to this question.

Making The Process Easier

1. How do I See Time? How you choose to perceive time and your expectations for that time dramatically impacts how you experience life!
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2. More Perspectives on Time: This is a collection of posts that pose questions around busyness, slowing down, playfulness and much more!
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3. Time Resources: Rather than being a set of universal tools and hacks, making peace with time is a very personal journey. Whist the resources in here are tried and tested you need to find those tools that work for you. Set yourself up for success by building a solid base before you dive in with this 7-Minute Time Primer.

Scholars on time usage have identified three critical components:

  • i) Protecting Time: Time Management Principles (or just Time Principles) are key to helping you think about time, productivity and establishing boundaries. They provide scaffolding that will help you stay secure regardless of the specific productivity hacks, apps or tips you use.
  • ii) Structuring Time: Time Systems sit between principles and hacks. Principles are the big rules you live by and hacks are those little ways we have of easing the daily grind. Systems are in between.
  • iii) Adapting Time: Adapting really refers to reflecting on how you allocate your time versus how you might do so. This is a collection of posts to inspire your thinking. Learn More >>>>

4. Inspiration from the Ages: Humans have been writing about time for thousands of years. Our thinking about it surely goes back to the dawn of our species. It can therefore be helpful to dip into such thinking as the cycles of life are eternal.
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