Nothing Takes Less Than an Hour

On assessing the value of time in the era of multitasking

An older man texts on his cell phone while sitting down at a table with paperwork and his laptop.

If you’re one of the thousands of newly remote workers out there, you’re probably managing your own schedule in a way you never have before. As someone who’s worked from home for a long time, I’ve learned a strange, basic truth that I believe can help you: Nothing takes less than an hour.