An in-tray with stuff I don’t want to look at just yet
When I tell my kids they have far too many toys (or anything else), I’m reminded that I can’t preach what i don’t practice.
The last few days have been spent cleaning out stuff that was most likely a spontaneous purchase. Three garbage bin pickups, a council cleanout booking, two recycle bin pickups, & some stuff we’ll never use given away to friends who have some use for it- all in the last three weeks. There’s still an enormous amount of stuff that will continue to depart our household over the course of the year, but I have no doubt other stuff will take its place.
I couldn’t make much of this ad except the tagline – but then again, I don’t make much of any ads that purport to sell anything at all. Apparently, this centers on the emotional side of insuring things that matter in the home.
Successful people – whatever be your definition of success – have mastered their time. The quintessence of any time management technique is, ironically, managing not time, but activity. The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency. Read this brief article for some simple tips. And does time bother you? After the serious article, watch one of my favourite philosophers (who for most people is a comedian) give some more tips on how to manage time.