2 min

TWE: Parkinson's Law Productivity Paradox

    • Self-Improvement

Earlier this week, we talked about being protective of your time, and I want to expand on that with Parkinson’s Law. This is the idea that work expands to fill the time you’ve allotted for completion. If you give yourself a week to complete a two hour task… psychologically, you’ll be sure it fills up that week. In reality, it’s stress and tension that fills up our time, so I’ll share a mental trick you can do to make this law work for your advantage.

Earlier this week, we talked about being protective of your time, and I want to expand on that with Parkinson’s Law. This is the idea that work expands to fill the time you’ve allotted for completion. If you give yourself a week to complete a two hour task… psychologically, you’ll be sure it fills up that week. In reality, it’s stress and tension that fills up our time, so I’ll share a mental trick you can do to make this law work for your advantage.

2 min