There are plenty of tasks out there that would be good to do, meetings that might be good to take – but these tasks may not really be Absolutely Necessary. That’s OK, you should still do them – just schedule them for Twonsday.
So if that recruiter you don’t know but seems pretty good maybe really wants to put some candidates in front of you, say “sure, let’s talk at 3PM, Twonsday work for you?”
If that weekly meeting that might be fairly useful between teams seems like it might just be fairly useful, pencil it in, noon on Twonsdays.
Definitely schedule that update of your powerpoint template next Twonsday morning.
Done! Feel better?
Twonsday, by the way, is a magical day that exists in a hypothetical time-hole between Tuesday and Wednesday. It’s like the /dev/null of days.
Put a thing on Twonsday is a nice way of deciding it’s not worth doing.
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.”
― Lao Tzu
thanks to dave merrill and liam staskawicz for discovering twonsday.