I have a tendency to misplace things. It’s even worse in my office. When I get busy, papers or other items might not get back to where they belong quite as quickly as they should. Usually after looking for a while, I resort to the 20-second rule, giving myself 20 seconds to find what is missing. I count out loud 1 to 20 (slowly of course), and most of the time, with that laser focus in operation for 20 seconds…. success!
I was using the 20-second rule last week and it failed. Continue reading