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Do You Need More Time?

Do you really need more time to do what you're doing? Maybe not, if you buy into the theory known as Parkinson's Law, created by British historian and journalist Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993). What I love about this theory and many that sprung out of it is its basic premise: work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

It's on my mind because I've been tweaking my daily schedule and trying to figure out how much time I need to devote to various areas related to m…

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