Fight For Every Minute Of Your Work Day

Don’t settle for a workday in which only an hour or two is in your control. Fight for every last minute. Even if you don’t always win, you’ll end up better off.

Your Most Important Thing Is Not Enough
by Cal Newport (@StudyHacksBlog)

Tips & Tricks:

Reject the premise that your day must unfold reactively. Be proactive with your time. But how?

  1. Use zero-based time management to account for each minute (yes, minute!) of your day.
  2. Add buffers to your schedule to allow for unexpected events.
  3. Change your calendar if necessary as you go along.

Another perspective to zero-based time management: master the Rule of 168.