What Can Be Learned from Tracking Every 15 Minutes of Your Week

“When I know I have to account for my time, even if only to myself, I find myself making wiser decisions. I plan my days more carefully.”

In order to better manage your time, you first have to understand how you spend it.

To do that, Chris Guillebeau tracked every 15 minutes of his time for a weekand learned a few valuable lessons in the process.

His observations include that the mere act of tracking time makes him more intentional and that he didn’t feel guilty about intentional time that wasn’t spent productively.

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