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How to shorten the amount of time to complete a task

There's an old adage called Parkinson's Law which states that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."

We see great examples of this when we're tasked with writing a report (either for work or school - it doesn't matter). When we allot ourselves an afternoon, it takes the entire afternoon to complete. If, on the other hand, we wait until the last minute, we find that we can whip one out in less than an hour.

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