In the familiar fable by Aesop, the tortoise and the hare run a race. The hare is so confident that he'll win that he takes a nap, and while he's asleep, the tortoise's regular, plodding pace allows him, the slower competitor, to cross the finish line first.
I'm not using "tortoise" and "hare" exactly as Aesop did, but it's a handy frame of reference. Here is my question: Are you a tortoise or a hare when you approach a large task?
A Tortoise prefers to work more days, for fewer hours-three hours a day for seven days. Slow and steady.
A Hare prefers to work fewer days, for more hours-seven hours a day for three days. Bursts of effort.
There's no right or wrong way, but just whatever system works better for you.
I myself am a Tortoise. I like working every day, but IRead More »from Are You a Tortoise or a Hare? About Work