What happens if you treat time management like we would portfolio allocation. Not much, as it turns out.
Notes on augmenting ‘Get Things Done’ time management with a three-tiered model of personal review.
If it's possible to do so, it might be worth it to create a portfolio of mutually-reinforcing career activities. Productivity writer Tiago Forte argues that to do this, consider the point of diminishing returns for each activity, and allocate accordingly.
Can we take ideas from finance and apply them to the rest of our lives? I've been acting as it is. The truth isn't that simple.
How do you evaluate if a career activity is worth doing? By looking at its component tasks, and calculating the information rate of each step.
What if we treated time management as a bet allocation problem? Say that we have a finite number of hours, which we might spend on a variety of career activities. How do we figure out what to spend our time on, instead of merely thinking about time management as how to tackle our todo lists?