I recently wrote about how thinking in terms of opportunity cost can help you use your time effectively.Now, I’d like to follow up on that by discussing another concept called sunk cost trap.Along with opportunity cost, this concept can help you make good decisions.Here is a definition of sunk cost trap: Sunk cost trap refers to a tendency for people to irrationally follow through on an activity that is not meeting their expectations.This is because of the time and/or money they have already invested.
If you have been with me for some time, you might know that I’m an avid reader.I love to read nonfiction books.I’m not a fast reader, but reading is a hobby of mine.Lately, I have been thinking about why reading is important.Of course, I have reaped a lot of benefits from it, but I tried to pinpoint why exactly reading is important.What is it about reading that makes it such a useful activity?Why are so many great people in history avid readers?
In Deep Work, there is an interesting formula for productivity.Here it is: Work Accomplished = Time Spent x Intensity You can see here that your productivity depends on two factors: time spent and intensity.The more time you spend on a task and the more intense you are, the more you will get done.Let’s now dissect this formula.
My mission at Life Optimizer is helping you reach your full potential.To be able to do that, I need to know your needs.That’s why I have created a short survey.If you could take just a few minutes to fill it out, I’d really appreciate it.Click here to take the survey I’m looking forward to reading your response.Thanks in advance and have a great day!
How do you look at this pandemic situation?Well, there are two ways: positive or negative.Negatively, you might look at this situation as a force that drags you down.It takes you away from your dreams and aspirations.It hinders you from reaching your full potential.Positively, however, you may look at it as an opportunity to become all that you can be.Why?Because now you have the chance to look at things with a new perspective!You are no longer bound by the old routines.Instead, you can explore new possibilities.