The Chokehold of Calendars

Date: 21.May 2015
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Calendars are a record of interruptions. And quite often they’re a battlefield over who owns whose time.
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In my experience, most people don’t schedule their work. They schedule the interruptions that prevent their work from happening.
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Let’s start with the premise that you have a 40 hour week. (If you just started crying you need a new job.)
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People rarely schedule working time. And when they do it’s viewed as second-tier time. It’s interruptible. Meetings trump working time. Why?
“I’m adding a meeting”