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Rearrange your life and write your book faster

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time to do everything you need to do in a day? Who doesn’t, right?

Everyone I know struggles to have a balanced life. They eat lunch in front of their computers, check e-mail constantly, and take work with them when they go on vacation.

Tony Schwartz, a writer and business consultant, says you can actually be more productive by doing less.

In his New York Times Opinion piece, “Relax! You’ll Be More Productive,” Schwartz noted research by Florida State University Professor K. Anders Ericsson and his colleagues that revealed people perform best by working in uninterrupted cycles of no more than 90 minutes and then taking a break to refuel. Read more