WHAT I REALLY THINK ABOUT “TIME BLOCKING’

Google Calendar screenshot with a lot of events on it for the week
A picture of my own calendar from a few weeks ago when I tried “time blocking”

Every minute is accounted for. You have no wasted time in your day and you complete everything you want to get done. Your “whatever” tasks feel like obligations, and you only leave the right amount of room for your eating, sleeping, and showering. And it’s a straightforward way of planning your life out.

Sounds like a pretty good idea, right? I guess — people like Bill Gates use it, and he’s…