Ambition believes that there’s time and space to do anything and everything. Reality dictates otherwise. “Thy days are numbered,” rings the proverb.
This little app calculates how you spend your hours each week, each month, and over an average lifetime. Using the app, I was shocked by how few free hours remain after I account for my commitments. I seem to consistently overestimate how much time I have. The key insight for me, every time commitment is an opportunity cost.
See also, Amir Khella’s sobering interactive story, How much time do you have left?.
The app was inspired by Ev Williams’s Budget your time, design your life.Launch Experiment