The challenge for busy people is how to juggle all the tasks in a day to insure that the most important ones get needed attention and get done.
This is the essence of effective time management. You can learn from time management theories and then modify the system that fits you best.
In recent months there has been a lot of public discussion about the relationship of French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte. By all accounts, their ten-year marriage has been successful.
Nonetheless, many people have fallen into divided camps, based on their reactions to their respective ages. Brigitte Macron is 64 years old; her husband is 39.
Some have ridiculed the couple for the age difference. Some have praised it as exemplary because the female is older. Few in either camp appear reluctant to pass judgment on a marriage they have little or no knowledge of.
Edward Emerson wrote the foreword to his late father’s collected writings. It begins:
Like all great thinkers, Ralph Waldo Emerson was ahead of his time. We, rather than the people who surrounded him, are his true contemporaries. He speaks our language, lives in our scientific age, and addressed himself to the solution of our problems. [emphasis added]