What your time-management guru forgot to tell you

Claudia Brose
5 min readMar 24, 2022

And How Tony Robbins tackles this time-stealing issue

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“Anger, resentment, envy, and self-pity are wasteful reactions. They greatly drain one’s time. They sap energy better devoted to productive endeavors.” — Late Supreme Courte Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I admire this woman. She has great insights on life and work and always nails it.

How many times a day do you get angry and upset about something? How often does something unexpected happen that just annoys you and you feel like this is just taking up your time again?

These things happen and we can’t change that. Accept it.

Here is what you CAN do: you can change how much time you “waste” on thinking negative thoughts about a situation.

If you’ve been upset about something for five minutes, you could have started investing that energy in finding a solution or changing the situation four minutes ago.

Beyond Time Management

Every day we can follow the time optimization craze in online magazines, newsletters, or various media channels: They tell you how to be more efficient with your time, manage it better and uncover your time traps.



Claudia Brose

Writer, Event-Creator, Marketing Professional turned Rebel against a rushed world | Japan mad | Cyclist | Get my Newsletter Un-Rush claudiabrose.substack.com