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You Have Too Much Time

You Have Too Much Time

A discussion about how we think about being "too busy." Life is really more about priorities and vocabulary, and this talk takes a look at ways to think about our time, our priorities, and our o

Originally presented at the 2013 Kalamazoo X Conference. http://kalamazoox.org

Jeff Blankenburg

April 13, 2013

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  1. I was going to do a talk about procrastination, but

    I never found the time to write it.
  2. “I’ve been SO busy.” “I don’t think I have enough

    time.” “I’m completely slammed this week.”
  3. “I don’t manage my time well.” “I don’t have time…for

    that.” “I have other things I’d rather do.”
  4. What are your favorite TV shows? 30 min 30 min

    90 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 30 min 45 min How do I waste over SIX hours a week?
  5. Source: Nielsen.com State of the Media 01.07.13 On average, this

    is… 7 hours A DAY consuming media. If you consider people work 8 hours a day & sleep 8 hours a day, it’s no wonder we have no time.
  6. We have too much time, so we spend it aimlessly.

    We have too many ways to spend our time.
  7. NO.

  8. No, I won’t watch your 3 dogs this week while

    you and your new girlfriend take a trip to wine country. AGAIN.
  9. No, I won’t build you a website for $100. I

    don’t care if your nephew would do it for less.
  10. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until

    you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” M. Scott Peck