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10 Ways To Know If You Drink Too Much Coffee

I just had to share this with you:

10 Ways To Know If You Drink Too Much Coffee

  • You answer the door before people knock.
  • You ski uphill.
  • You just completed another sweater and you don’t know how to knit.
  • You grind your coffee beans in your mouth.
  • You can take a picture of yourself from ten feet away without using the timer.
  • You can type sixty words per minute… with your feet.
  • You walk twenty miles on your treadmill before you realize it’s not plugged in.
  • Starbucks owns the mortgage on your house.
  • You’re offended when people use the word “brew” to mean beer.
  • You have a picture of your coffee mug on your coffee mug.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go grab a cup of Jo!

Four Rules of Time

There are four rules of time. The first is that time is perishable. This means that it cannot be saved. In fact, time can only be spent. Because time is perishable, the only thing you can do with it is to spend it differently, to reallocate your time away from activities of low value and toward activities of higher value. But once it is gone, it is gone forever.

Time Is Indispensable The second rule of time is that time is indispensable. All work requires time. No matter what it is you want to do in life, even looking out a window or sleeping in for a few extra minutes, it requires a certain amount of time. And according to the 10/90 Rule, the 10% of time that you take to plan your activities carefully in advance will save you 90% of the effort involved in achieving your goals later. The very act of thinking through and planning your work in advance will dramatically reduce the amount of time that it takes you to do the actual job.

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