How to Use Free Time

Stever Robbins
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How to Use Free Time Productively

Before embarking on any kind of self-improvement, productivity initiative, etc., plan in advance how you'll use the life energy you free up. Otherwise you'll just keep doing whatever you did that caused your inefficiency in the first place. For example, if you plan to clean your desk, decide in advance how you'll change your space usage so it doesn't fill up again. If you are trying a new technique to handle email faster, decide in advance how you'll use the time you save. What currently gets dropped because you're too busy? Do more of that in the time you save with email. Today's project: choose one of my past tips to implement to save time. But decide first what you'll do with the time you save.

Be sure to check out my full episode on managing your free time for more information.

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About the Author

Stever Robbins

Stever Robbins was the host of the podcast Get-it-Done Guy from 2007 to 2019. He is a graduate of W. Edward Deming’s Total Quality Management training program and a Certified Master Trainer Elite of NLP. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Sciences from MIT.