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To Achieve More, Focus on ‘Compound Time’

“You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé” is one of those quotes — often seen on mugs and Pinterest boards titled “hustle” — that’s more eye-roll-inducing than inspiring. I’m sorry, but no, Queen Bey probably doesn’t have to have to use her precious hours to clean out the litter box or remember to buy eggs because the ones in the fridge expired yesterday.

And yet, there’s still great value in analyzing how Beyoncé or any world-class performer spends their time. After reading thousands of biographies, the author and entrepreneur Michael Simmons…

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Michelle Woo

Michelle Woo

Author of Horizontal Parenting: How to Entertain Your Kid While Lying Down (Chronicle Books)

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