But why does working fewer hours mean you get more done? It doesn’t seem to make sense on the face of it. Maxwell says that people who work too many hours start making mistakes, which can actually take more effort to fix than to create. Overworked employees get more distracted and begin distracting others. Soon they’re making bad decisions.
The basic idea is that you imagine playing a film of how you are working and how you see yourself completing this task. You also imagine yourself in the ideal scenario and what it looks like when you are done with this task.