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You Have Too Much Time (60 min)

You Have Too Much Time (60 min)

This is the expanded version of the original, given at That Conference 2013 in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Jeff Blankenburg

August 12, 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. How do I waste over SIX hours a week? How

    did I waste 13 entire days last year?
  6. 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.
  7. We have too much time, so we spend it aimlessly.

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

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

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

    don’t care if your nephew would do it for less.
  11. “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
  12. kilobyte (103) megabyte (106) gigabyte (109) terabyte (1012) petabyte (1015)

    exabyte (1018) zettabyte (1021) the internet is currently about 500 exabytes in 2020, it’s estimated to be 35 zettabytes
  13. the stuff you learn as a sophomore is old news

    when you graduate (assuming you take four years)
  14. Riding A Bicycle 101 1. Sit on the bicycle, facing

    forward. 2. Pedal clockwise to provide power. 3. Rotate handlebars to turn. 4. Have fun!