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How Benjamin Franklin Planned Out His Day


Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s Founding Fathers, is an absolute boss. He was an author, diplomat, civic activist, scientist, politician, and statesman, among other things. Aside from establishing the United States., Franklin is clearly quite accomplished.

Have you ever wondered what his typical day was like? YouTuber and entrepreneur Thomas Frank went over Benjamin Franklin’s daily schedule to see what we can learn from it.

Here are some of our favorite lessons from this exercise:

  • Start each day with a purpose.
  • Devote specific time for shallow work.
  • Schedule time for clearing your work space.

Is there anything here that you want to apply to your own schedule?

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