I hate being behind the power curve. I find that whenever I get behind and feel like I’ve got to “catch up” it is too easy to “forget” to plan, to make a blue print. It seems like these things will take “too long” and that I should “just get on with it”, since I’m already “out of time”.
Unfortunately, it’s a lie. With out a real plan, I find I manage by “stream of consciousness”. What ever intrudes itself upon my awareness get’s at least some of my attention. I may still be “efficient”. I may get a great many things done, temporarily making me feel as though I’m making progress towards getting ahead again. However [...]