Willpower or self-control is the ability to delay short-term gratification for long-term gain. It is what separates those who are ‘successful’ from those who are not. Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle – if you overwork it fatigues. This leaves you susceptible to poor decision-making.
Looking at the amount of time and money you spend on activities that are classified as entertainment compared to educational reveals A LOT about a someone’s habits. Otherwise known as the EvE ratio (credit to Peter Voogd), it provides insight into how effectively you spend your most precious resource. Continue reading “Entertainment vs Education”
How many times have you heard someone say “If only I had more discipline and didn’t procrastinate I would be so much better off”?! Continue reading “Procrastination Is Only A Symptom”
We’ve all heard the maxim “time is money”, which is meant to highlight the importance of time, where wasting time is equivalent to wasting money. Continue reading “Time > Money”