Time Management Facts & Figures
It almost always takes twice as long to complete a task as what we originally thought it would take.
70% of business and professional people use a "to-do" list on a regular basis to administer their "have to's".
Delegation is an unlimited method to multiply time for achieving results.
In the last 20 years, working time has increased by 15% and leisure time has decreased by 33%.
The "20/80 Rule" tell us we will typically accomplish 80% of our results through 20% of our effort. The other 20% of additional results comes from about 80% of additional effort.
5% of business and professional people use a "to-do" list on a regular basis to administer not only their "have to's", but also their "want to's".
The average person uses 13 different methods to control and manage their time.
A project tends to expand with the time allocated for it. If you give yourself one thing to do, it will take all day
If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person
A person who works with a "messy" or cluttered desk spends, on the average, 1 1/2 hours per day looking for things or being distracted by things or approximately 7 1/2 hours per workweek.
20% of the average workday is spend on "crucial" and "important" things, while 80% of the average workday is spend on things that have "little value" or "no value".
The average person gets 1 interruption every 8 minutes, or approximately 7 an hour, or 50-60 per day. 80% of those interruptions are typically rates as "little value" or "no value" creating approximately 3 hours of wasted time per day.