This one habit has saved me 1000s of hours in the last several years

Over the last many years, as I have been learning the skills I need …. I have listened to literally thousands of videos and lectures, tutorials and audiobooks.
During that time I have saved thousands of hours of time just by using this one feature of most players….. and the language recognition power of the human brain.

When listening to an audiobook, watching a video, or a lecture, you can change the speed of the video or audio you are playing.

Youtube allows you to set the speed to 1.25, 1.5, 1.75, and 2.
Most video streaming site and audio players have this feature somewhere.

I usually use 1.25 but quite often use 1.5.  So a 1 hour lecture or talk only takes 45 minutes or less to watch.
It may surprise you to learn how well your brain is able to adapt to the increased speed.


About the Time Saver’s Toolbox


This site is for everyday professionals and entrepreneurs who want to maximize their daily efforts.  To save more of their time, a non-renewable resource, to use elsewhere in their life.

My name is Tom I am a serial entrepreneur, a dad, a husband, a peace hippie and a lover of cosmic spiritual truths. 

In my day job, I research and develop software for in-house projects and customers.

Each week, I spend multiple hours researching and educating myself on what is out there, what other people are working on, and what amazing new tools have become available.

On this site, I will share my best findings with you, mostly centered around tools and ideas, to save us time.

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