One of the problems with setting goals is that you get really focused on getting the goals done and letting the ‘housekeeping’ part of your life slip.
I can easily write a 1000 words a day without even trying. I can get up at 6am to go to the gym and yet if one of the bulbs go in my hallway light I can procrastinate and ignore the problem, even though it is a simple task because I have no desire to do it!
These tedious tasks help make up your day-to-day life and are just as important as the goals you want to do because if you can’t even keep your own house in order how do you expect to achieve anything? Continue reading “How to do more of the must do tasks that you don’t want to do each day”
The Clock – Dave Allen
“We spend our lives on the run: we get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work – and then we retire. And what do they give us? A clock.”
Dave Allen was an innovative comedian in the UK comedy scene during the 70’s. When other stand-ups were still doing mother-in-law jokes, Dave produced so much thought provoking material and was not afraid to offend. Continue reading “The clock”
“Time – unlike money, opportunity or good looks – is the one resource that is allocated equally to all of us”
Duncan Bannatyne – How to be smart with your time
Here at the Manifesto of Perfection I write about self-improvement, my goals and reflect on what I have learnt.
I do struggled to meet many of my goals, that is until I learnt better time management, where I realised the importance of sitting down and working out ways of being more time effective.
Review goals and assess where time goes
I wanted to work in the environmental sector – things were not working out in the employment market so I decided to spend my time volunteering for an environmental charity. Continue reading “Time Management for the Perfectionist”