Lose Time and Money

Weekly I/O#31

The way to lose a fortune is through bad investment, not through excessive expenditure. Similarly, the way to lose time is by doing fake work, not by having fun.

Article: How to Lose Time and Money

It’s hard to spend a lot of money without noticing. Therefore, most fortunes are lost not through excessive expenditure but bad investments.

Similarly, the most dangerous way to waste our time is not to spend it having fun, but to spend it doing fake and inefficient work.

When we spend time having fun, we know we’re being self-indulgent. Our internal guilty alarms will kick off to remind us. Nonetheless, when we spend time doing fake work, we think we are disciplined. Therefore, the alarm won’t tick.

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