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80% of time management problems are self-imposed

By March 24, 2015April 16th, 2015Productivity Tips, Time Management


Many feel that eighty percent of their time management problems come from others when, in reality, eighty percent are self-imposed.

There are at least twenty self-imposed habits that cannibalize time. Here are four examples: unwilling to say no, attempting too much, procrastination, and insufficient planning. Do you own any of these?

The good news is we can control self-imposed time wasters with practice and discipline. Remember what we were told as children: “When we point our finger at somebody else, there are four pointing back at us.”

Control the four time wasters mentioned above and other self imposed problems, and you’ll be an incredible time manager. Then other people won’t be your problem!

Mark Woods

Author Mark Woods

Mark Woods is an American author, public speaker, and business strategist known for his book, Attack Your Day! Before It Attacks You.

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