A Harvard Economist’s Surprisingly Simple Productivity Secret

“All those times that I thought I was using my time well – ‘Hey, I’ve got five minutes, let me check my email’ – I was actually using my bandwidth badly.” – Sendhil Mullainathan

Instead of checking your cell phone, use that time to think and focus, maybe even explore the thoughts of boredom.

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.