Audit Where Time is Spent

Food for thought.. It really can’t hurt to check out where you spend your time. This is especially helpful if you haven’t gotten accomplished all the things you wanted to in 2015. Embrace the change that is life, all things could use some adjusting.

David Cummings on Startups

With the new year almost upon us, it’s a good time to do a simple exercise: audit where you spend your time. Now, it doesn’t have to be fancy — a simple pen and paper will do. Take two or three days during the week and just write down what you’re doing and the time spent on it throughout the entire day (not just 9-5). (Note: for an app that constantly does this, check out RescueTime). Once this exercise is done, compare where you spend your time against your short-term and long-term goals. How does your where you spend your time stack up with your goals and aspirations?

Here are a few thoughts on auditing time spent:

  • Most people don’t regularly calibrate what they’re currently doing with what they want to be doing
  • Goals are often neglected for little things that constantly eat up time (like surfing the internet)
  • When…

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