Ashley Whillans spends a lot of her time studying happiness, so she joins the show to share how you can best spend your time to boost your life satisfaction.
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Once again, I’m joined by a fellow Canadian! Today’s guest is Ashley Whillans, a Behavioral Scientist and Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School in Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets. She’s the author of ‘Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life’, which I can’t wait to unpack in this interview.
In this conversation, Ashley provides a very holistic view on how to value our time. Find out more about the Day Reconstruction Method, qualitative time tracking, rough scheduling, and why so many of us avoid being (or feeling) idle.
- What is ‘being time smart’? (02:57)
- Our relationship with time tracking (04:00)
- The idea of rough scheduling (05:51)
- How to slow down more (10:18)
- How Happiness Dollars can help you become more time smart (17:24)
- The simple first step to becoming time smart (27:46)
“You can make changes on an everyday basis to help you take control of your time.”– Ashley Whillans
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