Subjectivity of time and the Fraisse Law

Subjectivity of time and the Fraisse Law

Psychologist Paul Fraisse brought to light the importance of motivation when it comes to managing our time and being more productive: Time has both an objective and subjective or psychological dimension, which depend upon our interest in the task performed. Motivation...
Hofstadter’s Law and time estimation

Hofstadter’s Law and time estimation

Hofstadter’s Law, also known as the planning fallacy, has become very popular within the scope of time management and especially within that of project planning: Performing a task will always take longer than you expect, even when you take into account the...
The Laborit principle and decision making

The Laborit principle and decision making

Productivity and the results we get from our work are conditioned by the tasks we choose to perform. But, admittedly, we are not objective when it comes to decision making. And that’s what Henri Laborit’s Principle shows: We prefer to do first what we like, what...
Parkinson’s Law and personal productivity

Parkinson’s Law and personal productivity

Think of that Project you started months ago. You hadn’t set a deadline, so it got lost among all the clutter. Accept it: without a deadline, you’ll never finish it. And it’s not us who say so, it’s Parkinson’s Law who does. What is Parkinson’s Law? Parkinson’s...