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2. Analysing where time goes

What’s in this chapter for you

  • Starting to structure your day
  • Get the real picture rather than what you imagine
  • Gather the clues to help you change things
  • Time thieves

‘Time and money are precious resources and few people striving for success ever believe they possess either one in excess.’

– Napoleon Hill, personal development guru

Most time management theories tell you to keep some kind of a diary to see how you actually spend your time. The trouble with this kind of advice is that nobody really follows it! People who can complete the diary – perfectly tracking every 15 minutes – should not have a problem with managing their time. Either that or they are achieving little else in their day except filling out ...

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