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Time Management Laws | Principles of Time Management
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands

Managers are facing a lot of stress due to an endless list of activities which have to be performed. Would you like to increase your personal effectiveness and efficiency as a manager? Apply these time management laws... On the web I found the following laws on time management (a better word might actually be: time management "principles"):
  1. LAW OF PARETO: 20% of our activities deliver 80% of the result. The inverse is also true. So focus your attention on what's most important and skip everything else. Read .
  2. LAW OF ILLICH: Once a certain performance’s threshold is passed, your efficiency decreases and may even become negative. So know your biorhythm and plan a task when you are at your best. Also called: "Law of Diminishing Returns".
  3. LAW OF PARKINSON: The more time is available, the more time a task will consume. The more time is available, the more time we will waste. Efficiency increases as the deadline approaches. So don't spend too much time on a (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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