My employer had us take a "time management" class today, apparently because the only reason people aren't managing their time well is because they've never taken such a class. Despite the fact that anyone who's worked a white collar job for more than a few years has almost certainly taken such a course, of course.
The instructor was late and ran over, all while admitting that she could never quite got the hang of differentiating what was important from what was urgent. Worse yet, she never quite clued in that a lot of the time, if management doesn't think about what's important vs. what's urgent, everything becomes important for the rank and file.
Yup, my time management class was, ironically, a wasted hour.
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