A Whole Life Wasted. The 5 Principles to Keep It From Happening



#1 Realistically assess your capabilities for the day

#2 Get your priorities right.

#3 Plan no more than 60% of your time per day

#4 Have a list of things not to do

#5 Celebrate!





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