Episode 127: Manage Your Time With Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law says: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. According to Parkinson’s Law, if you allow yourself an hour, it’ll take an hour – and if you allow yourself three hours, it’ll take you three, even if it’s exactly the same task, job, or assignment. Join Dinur and Adam […]

Episode 123: How to Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination is the bane of many students’ existence. You think you’re on top of things, and suddenly the due date is right on top of you! Worse yet, it makes you feel like you were lazy or stupid or just irresponsible – other people stay on top of their commitments, right? So why can’t you?  […]

Episode 117: There’s No Such Thing as “Lazy”

The word “lazy” is a pretty nasty word. It’s negative and abusive. So why do we use it so much? Join Dinur and Adam as we discuss what “lazy” actually means, what we think it means, and what to do about it. Show Notes Medium.com, “Laziness Does Not Exist” Devon Price, Laziness Does Not Exist […]

Episode 65: Making the Most of Limited Time

Many students – and many teachers! –  feel like they never have enough time to get things done. Part of the problem is we don’t have practice taking time with what we need to do, but part of it is also that we may give ourselves too much time to get something done. This can […]

Episode 61: The Myth of Multitasking

We are all pushed to do more with less time these days. But is that actually realistic? In this episode, Dinur and Adam talk about why people think multitasking is good, why it’s actually not, and what to do instead. Show Notes James Clear on the Myth of Multitasking Health.com: 12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking

Episode 28: Work Easier, Not Less

In Episode 27, Adam and Dinur talked about how to plan toward easier. Well, now that you’ve planned out how you’re going to work easier, you need to move forward with following your plan. Join us for this episode to find out more!  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes Gretchen Rubin, The […]

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Out of Your Head and Onto the Page: A Planning System That Works, Part 3

In the last blog in this series, we covered how to take big projects and break them down into small tasks, so that they’re manageable. Today we’re going to talk about how to set priorities for those tasks, so that they get done. Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States, had a simple […]