This interesting talk by Philip Zimbardo may leave you with more questions about practical applications than it answers, but it does present an intriguing way to look at something we deal with every day – time.
- Differences between the children who waited for the double marshmallow treat and those who didn’t were fairly astonishing. Whether the differences were cause or effect is hard to know (especially from this anecdotal mention). But, how does this evidence affect your outlook?
- What’s your typical time perspective? That of those around you?
- How do you think your perspective affects your work? Your relationships? Your health?
- What (if anything) should you do to adjust your time perspective (or that of your children)?