The U.S. government conducts a time-use survey every year to see how Americans spend their time. The happiest people in the United States, from the 1960s to today, have shown a consistent pattern: they’re never pressed for time, and they never have excess time that they don’t know what to do with. They use time intentionally.
The ultimate goal of time management is making your schedule a reflection of your beliefs, values, and philosophy, and feeling like your time is used purposefully and meaningfully. This session uses cutting-edge scientific evidence and philosophical insights to give the audience practical tools to live more meaningfully, day by day.
Brad Aeonis obsessed with how people think about and use time. He did his PhD on the history, sociology, and psychology of time management. His TED Talk The Philosophy of Time Management invites people to reconsider their relationship with time from a fundamental and existential perspective.
Brad’s research and ideas have been featured in top media outlets, including the Harvard Business Review, BBC News, and CBC. He has worked with numerous companies and nonprofits to help people feel more in control of their time using evidence-based, innovative strategies. Brad Aeon is also the founder and director of the Time Research Institute, a registered nonprofit dedicated to making time management accessible to vulnerable and underprivileged populations.