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A Quick and Easy (and All too Common) Way to Sabotage Success

How do folks sabotage themselves? They habitually engage in “Delay Discounting”. Huh? Delay discounting? What’s that? Delay discounting is what behavioral economists call the human tendency to choose smaller but immediate rewards over larger but delayed rewards. This tendency persists, even when the larger reward is meaningfully greater. We want it NOW (whatever “it” is) […]

The Illusion of Half-Working

“Half-Working” is the time we spend being non-productive when we are supposed to be working. For most, it is close to 25% of their alleged working time, for others it is 50% or more. Want a wake-up call? Install Rescue Time on your computer and it will tell you how you spend your screen time; […]

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