Transition time is that time consumed as we move from one project to another, one meeting to another, or one activity to another. Basically, it’s the time we spend disengaging from one activity and preparing to engage another. Most people aren’t aware of the time consumed in transitions.
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. For example, unwilling to say no, attempting too much and procrastination.