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How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

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Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author of Rory Vaden, shows you why you can't solve today's time-management challenges with yesterday's time-management strategies. More importantly he explains why procrastinating on purpose is the key to being able to Multiply your time. Self-Discipline Strategist Rory Vaden’s book Take the Stairs is a #1 Wall St Journal and #2 New York Times bestseller. Rory is also Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting™, an 8-figure global consulting practice. His new book Procrastinate On Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time came out in January of 2015 and was an instant National Bestseller. Free insights at http://www.roryvadenblog.com . This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Magdalena Pacholska (14 minutes ago)
Wonderful, funny and eye-opening
It is my first comment on youtube , but I have to say this talk was more than great🌟
Ana White (16 hours ago)
That was a really touching story! And his ideas are great!
Ahmad Abbas (1 day ago)
Same stuff just worded differently.
Agent Smith (2 days ago)
Rodrigo SA (2 days ago)
Nothing more than an actor, talking unnecessary things, wasting what little time I have.
Omanji sinkala (7 days ago)
Amazing! I prefer to call this the completion backwards principle myself.
Akari Shinohara (8 days ago)
He sounded too similar to Domics :D love the tone of their voices though :)
puja kumari (8 days ago)
B E L I M I T L E S S (9 days ago)
Tim Ferriss's style.
Raj Mahur (10 days ago)
Time multiplication is the basic rule to become rich and success full !! Nicely explained !👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Jessie Calle (12 days ago)
Best ending, gave emphasize of all 😊 thank you!
Adem Trading sarl (13 days ago)
teaching more guy
Adem Trading sarl (13 days ago)
wonderful message I like it I am looking for the way to make good business I start One I need your teaching over and over
renson mwambeo (13 days ago)
You know this is so special that I can't imagine anybody especially the young guys can afford to miss it.
Wordsmith Asheesh (16 days ago)
So urgency and significance are both dimensions of time? So abstract. 🙄🤔
Kezia Kristianti (17 days ago)
Dicipline and handsome 😆
skaccomatto (17 days ago)
Randy Pausch was saying this 10 years ago
Mr. Richard (17 days ago)
I will apply those lessons immediately. Thanks.
Saianna Sweet (18 days ago)
1. Stop watching YT
sunshine and moonlight (20 days ago)
Good talk
Christian Banks (20 days ago)
Multipliers realise that perfection is achieved not only when nothing more can be added But when nothing else can be taken away. Brilliant.
Shazia Tabinda (22 days ago)
today I listen again three-times and really inspired his religious message what he said the perfect world needs no other gad me ..no then give to the first command on command on human be fruitful and multiply .big message perfect lovely message. earlier two days make me fed up but it is for academic learning again open to listening and feel good .be religious and believe on Allah love your self why you are here in this world what is reason to create this perfect world every one busy success and die ?why what is reason person replace new nation come ruling and come next new nation new ruling .what is reason small and touch you and your body​ cell intimate you to rash on that part who convey this message to your mind
Shazia Tabinda (22 days ago)
aftter long details argument in low and rich class people i listen in this point of view and long reply with in detail read peopl like and how mant dis like , this is all. Yestrue but it was realy time consuming task to understand cultural view but i 'd? yes i did at end at end i got that speech was good, emotional, bit religious .however it was not really work about people. Icould give respon is up words feel good and very few listener give neagtive option but my thought is that this is only moderan and rich people task not for my type old age and lower level people for,i do understand this is knowled of time and fact as he trying to expaln but not for those work who are looking for survivors in this world regardless what is they want .thanks
Zender 2016 C (23 days ago)
Great video. I learned a lot.
Terra O (24 days ago)
Companies expect people to work faster, have one person do the job of 2-3 people, for longer hours, higher stress, and less pay.
genius! and finally it gives time and space to allow things to unfold naturally! (I've never before heard the idea of management, which was including trust, passive observation and allowance!) and the story about you finding the father - is just wow!)))) and very touching. and for me (person, who deligates poorly) is an amazing example. Thank you!
Christy Murphy (1 month ago)
09.20 He said doo doo. ;)
Hai Tran (1 month ago)
you have to choose the people you delegate wisely
Ven Mic (1 month ago)
Joseph T & M (1 month ago)
I don't care about tomorrow. It's impossible to live in the tomorrow. It isn't here yet. Don't do significant things for tomorrow. It's impossible to do that, because again...it isn't here yet, technically it's never here. Only now exists. Why would you do significance for tomorrow, tomorrow isn't even promised. Do significance for right now, to apply now. I can touch now, I can't touch tomorrow. I want wisdom now, to apply! I want love now to apply! I want money now to apply! Etc. Have a lovely day. God bless
coolwater55 (1 month ago)
how to multiply your time for most men...gain a wife. How to divide your time into a 100 bits and more for women, get married.
K. Benda (1 month ago)
Finally a Ted Talk that actually gives me more than a bit more motivation for next 30mins of my life
Nagea Rose (1 month ago)
I found it interesting up until he told the story of his parents it wasn't a good example and I had to stop the video when he started shouting.
papillon (1 month ago)
But the question: is there an app for that?
Carlos Flores (1 month ago)
Killer speaker. Great message, content, entertaining and delivery.
nein 3 (1 month ago)
Just another person that wants to sell an idea. Don´t waste time with this talk.
nein 3 (1 month ago)
When A makes it easier and therefore faster to do B then you have more time. Hence Prioritizing can create more time.
SIMDICK (1 month ago)
I don't always buy in2 dis "too busy" story, its just an excuse 2 sound important, people also spend a lot of their time messing around, roaming round a mall or browsing d net etc etc...its true.
Paretozen (1 month ago)
hey at least you shaving off a few milliseconds here & there with the use of 2 instead of two. Awesome!
After Burner III (1 month ago)
You can delegate anything
hexlgaming (1 month ago)
I call this smart procrastination. I think it's common sense.
Quang Hoàng (1 month ago)
The idea is not new, just being told in a new way.
Girl G (1 month ago)
Greatest thing I've ever watched
malsaso (1 month ago)
Awsome video, different from all classic time manag. video, thanks
OurNewestMember (2 months ago)
Solution at 7:52
INA VERBINA (2 months ago)
such a waste
wkjeom (2 months ago)
I am sick. I have Lyme disease. Therefore my mind and body always tells me, "Don't dare do today, what you can put off until tomorrow." So now I am working very hard to tell myself that if I do that, tomorrow will never come because I will be dead. So I work to invest for passive income so I can afford treatment. I have fought hard to regain my health. The fight is not over yet, as I am not in my grave yet. I still pray and work for better days, for better health to be able to enjoy days that God may permit me to add.
Luis Engersbach (2 months ago)
An absolute fraud rephrasing and presenting Covey's ideas (time mgmt quadrants, big rocks prioritization) as his own. However, not before he completely rejects Covey. Outrageous!
Christian Prepper (2 months ago)
*BWAAHAHAHA! SHE GAVE HER LIFE STORY?* 11:40 *_Typical woman. No straight answer. Excuse first then the dodge!_*
Christian Prepper (2 months ago)
*WHY DO TODAY WHAT YOU CAN PUT OFF UNTIL TOMORROW?* 8:10 *_I thought everyone already did this naturally. Isn't this part of the problem. I've been doing this for years!_* 😁
De Be (12 days ago)
Hahahahah some ppl just need a fresh face and voice to point that out.
Three Linfeet (1 month ago)
It depends on why you are doing it. If you are a student and you put off your homework until tomorrow that's due the next afternoon, that would be bad because in the long-run, you'll either miss the deadline and bring down your grades (which are important to you I'd assume if you're in school) or you'll try to get it done during your other classes and miss out on important information there which will bring down your grades or make your life harder because you'll have to play more catch-up to learn that information. Let's say you're a parent now. You have a pile of clean laundry you finished when you got home from work and you need to put it all up, but your 1 year old daughter is going to bed in a couple hours and you've been at work all day without seeing her. In this case, will that laundry being out really affect you if it stays until the next afternoon while you spend quality time with your child that you can't ever get back or put off in that same sense? Or even better, can you find spare time later, after she gets to bed, that you can do it instead? Or best of all: can you add it into your schedule with another more enjoyable thing so you could multitask and fold clothes while talking to your spouse or watching a movie together. In this way, you can procrastinate ON PURPOSE with a specific reason why and then still get it done later without sacrificing a personal top-priority thing. :)
Tzortzina N (2 months ago)
This just made my day.Saved me a lotta time I hope
asma abou (2 months ago)
thunk you so much
Mayuresh Dhagamwar (2 months ago)
One of the best ted talks I have ever watched ...
Deyontae .O.W (2 months ago)
Its funny.. i keep watching these sorts of videos in the hope of making a change within my self to do my "work", but inevitably keep procrastinating by accident or maybe .. on purpose?
Jody Bruchon (2 months ago)
A fluid head tripod and proper deinterlacing would have been nice...
SIMDICK (1 month ago)
A technical viewpoint.
Don Jude (2 months ago)
I will give you a dollar tomorrow for a hamburger today.
Colette Chantel (2 months ago)
This makes a whole lot of sense...process of elimination...less is more.
Jacob Mora (2 months ago)
ive watched 100 ted talks, been on kahn academy for years, used lunches and breaks to learn a new language and get everything done i can but this has changed how im going to live my life
Sergio (2 months ago)
best delegation story ever - lovely portion of oxytocin :) thank you for sharing with us :)
Jua Jin 진주아 (2 months ago)
'What can I do today that would make tomorrow better' wow...what a wonderful way to think differently about time. I always was fed up by tasks and stressed that time seems to flow so fast but this talk helped me a lot!
RS24MIRV (3 months ago)
Actually, the only reason I can't delegate things is because people don't work for free and I can't pay them.
Simon J Cardenas (3 months ago)
captain obvious
Omar (3 months ago)
How you decide to procastinate on purpouse for watching youtube videos?
MWITHIMBU ERNEST (3 months ago)
I Love....
Saya Laper (3 months ago)
Lol this is very good i think but what do i do next?
Vũ Trương Quang (3 months ago)
So still we need a to-do list and then apply the method or just emotionally think about the tasks at the time we begin to work :/ ?
yassir prof (3 months ago)
i didn't understand "automate " ??????????? canyou help me
Andrew Parsons (3 months ago)
well, this doesn't help me read all of Carl Jung, learn about various philosophies, learn guitar, harmonica, and practice my drawing, read Terence McKenna's books and learn about shamanism, psychedelics, and consciousness, do yoga, and meditate, while making a living.
bryon ward (3 months ago)
I'm watching this video because I have plenty of time...
Junaid Soudagar (3 months ago)
😂no kids But awesome video
Inspiration By Kumar (3 months ago)
I got tears while watching this.
Schuyler Smith (3 months ago)
"You multiply your time by giving yourself the emotional permission to spend time on things today that will give you more time tomorrow". He stated before that you can not make more time in the day. So when he says it will give you more time tomorrow what is he referring to? Free time? Work Time? More time to decide what to do with the time? Can anyone explain?
he looks like Zoro
Swati Malik (3 months ago)
Awsome !! :-)
ArtJourneyUK (3 months ago)
“...that create more time tomorrow”, but you can’t create more time tomorrow? Tomorrow just has 24h, like you said. And anyway...there is only now.
I don't know (3 months ago)
Roger Barraud (3 months ago)
Sometimes, purposely procrastinating something because you don't feel like doing it, and prioritizing some recharge time for yourself first, is the right thing to do. Once you have regained rest and calm, you *will* feel like tackling the thing, and will be more effective at doing it when you're not too burnt out to do it properly.
Morpheus (3 months ago)
None of this is new. The bible thing at the end was particularly contrived and cheesy.
Jee Young (4 months ago)
Not to come off rude or anything, but in the end when he referenced the Bible verse about being fruitful and multiply, in context, it was referring to having kids and increase population.
MR. ZANA (4 months ago)
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Dhruv Chāran (4 months ago)
Interesting and enriching.
Paras Patil (4 months ago)
significant knowledge give by rory....thanxs budy
Vaibhav Jain (4 months ago)
His face is full of fake expressions, but I admit that he is an amazing presenter!
glenben92 (4 months ago)
I feel like it may as well be Tim Ferriss doing this talk
Department of Analytics (4 months ago)
Bruh I only use Significant and that resulted in crippling depression.
Gabriel Rd (4 months ago)
Could have done without the religious BS at the end, it added nothing useful but detracted a little from his credibility as a rational thinker.
Remington Hill (4 months ago)
.... that really was revolutionary. spend time on things today that give you more time tomorrow... wow
Robson Gubod (4 months ago)
he probably not familiar with " hustling, grinding, hardwork, perseverance & doing whatever it takes"
Susan Austin (4 months ago)
Love this Thnxyou ☺
AGlan (4 months ago)
Thank you
Hover_hand (4 months ago)
I'm so tired of hearing "Everything you know about ___ is wrong"
deepshikha sharma (4 months ago)
Hey Rory! I'm just curious to know if your business partner stayed back home that day or attended the meeting with you?
RacingCenter.co.il (4 months ago)
Rory you amazing thank you very much !
Ashish Yadav (4 months ago)
This is just mental masturbation. It is a complete waste of creative thought and time. If you want to multiply your time do what matters to you and stick to the idea of what matters to you for a long time. Many people call it integrity.
Dallas Rivera (4 months ago)
I'm watching this while procrastinating.
Alexander Ieronimo (5 months ago)
Watching this video was a good time investment. Thank you!
Ranginie Chetty (5 months ago)
It's a batch selected men that give all men a bad name. Stand up and be accountable for your children.

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