If I watch TV for about 1½ hours a day for 26 days of a month (all the days of the week except Sundays) for 5 years (from age 15 -20) at $20 an hour at 10% interest, and if I did the calculations correctly, I will have lost about $61,684.26. And if I did this until I was 70 years old (55 years) I would have lost $22,480,060.57. So if I watched TV for about 1½ hours a day for about 26 days a month, at $20 an hour at a 10% interest, for about 55 years, I would have lost 22,480,060.57 useful dollars. Then TV is not worth all that money. I could earn and learn a lot more if I did not do this, and it would do me a lot of good. But if I added all the screen time in all the days, which is about 3hr for school work for 5 days a week at $20 an hour at 10% interest for a year would cost about $21,325.64 for 1 year (7 months) for my school work on the computer. And if we add that to 1 year of watching TV would cost about $31988.46.
I am going to end with a challenging for you readers To NOT watch any TV or any movies (including doing to a theatre to do so, at a friend’s house, video games, etc.) in other words, ‘Stay away from a screen, unless to do work at a computer’, For a month.
And please leave in the comments about how well you did the challenge, and tell what you did instead of watching TV!
I would give up my TV time; because I can lose a fortune if I keep watching. The only time that I should have screen time, is to help make work easier (if my job is on a computer) , unless my job, work, chores are done, then I can have my screen time. I am completely against video games unless I or and my friends want to relax and are way too bored or too fatigued to play any active activities, play any board or card games, watching TV, news, a movies, etc., then it is a different story. But I should stay far away as possible from video games. And I am also completely against playing video games for a living (not the people who are playing for a living), but those who do hard physical labour, I am not against. If I am ever planning to play video games for a living, it will ruin my life. If I want to play video games, but everyone else wants to play the same game and I or and someone or some people do not have enough whatever it maybe, and I do not have enough time to take turns, then I could find that same game on the internet or whatever source it might be on. And if there is a limit to that, then go and play any version of dodge-ball, capture the flag, Home free, tag, if that is still not fun or not possible (rainy weather) then mix (the game) up with some other (active) games, or just simply have a nice little conversation about something (else if I tried, but ended up as a disaster).
When I mean by screen time I mean screen time during free time must be used wisely. Instead of watching TV or playing video games; … read a book, play card or board games, play an active game like Home Free instead
20% 0f the book 16x is taught about the 20-80 (80-20) principle. What the book 16x teaches us about eight really simple innovations. They are:
1) Tracing the history of 16x; is the history about how to make something 16 times better, with little effort.
2) The amazing math of the 80/20; is about the Pareto principle.
3) Space for innovation; making space for your innovations
4) Focus; is about Focusing on the important things.
5) Defy the tyranny of routine; how to make a good routine for you.
6) Doing it YOUR way; is about telling you to do things your way
7) Recruit the support of potent allies; is about some allies to work with
8) Recycle the world’s best ideas; is about, if you have a bad idea, then recycle it or turn it into a good idea
With the 80/20 principle, it is usually 20% of the effort that is 80% of the work done, for example; 20% of the carpet gets 80% of the ware, 20% of book gets 80% of the ware, and so on…
Some people say that it is the 80-20 principle or rule and other people say that it is the 20-80 principle or rule, any way they both are the same principle, and I do mind it said either way. To put the 20-80 principle (80-20 or also known as the Pareto principle) in simplest form, is 20% of effort of something or someone is 80% success/work/time of something or whatever. If you search up the 20-80 rule, 80-20 rule, and the Pareto principle you will find out that they all have the same meaning, and they might be on a completely different page (not in tab form, but looking differently like the colour white and black).
That is a tough question, because I am not really good at writing essays. If I ever write an auto-biography, I would not use bad language, tell the absolute truth, spell properly (not saying that Mark Twain did not know how to spell, because he defiantly tons better that me at spelling), and I will try to use some big and long words, like prejudice, to describe what I am saying, and I will try not to add too many too jokes and riddles here and there.
I will not use words inappropriately or use bad language, like cussing and swearing, because for one; that is just not like me, and secondly; I do not like using bad language except Stupid, Dumb, and Dummy (not target dummies, but more like name calling or another word for telling someone or something that they are dumb) every once in a long while. I will try to tell the truth (being Honest), because for one I do not like lying (liars), and second because I it when people lie to you.. And adding some jokes and riddles every so often, is that will not lose the reader or bore the poor readers and to put some of my humour in.
To be honest to all you readers I, am like most people, would remember some important events, names, and places. And after a year or so without thinking about those important things, I will not remember unless something or someone reminds me of the event. I will try to be like Mark Twain when he does not use bad language but gestures to the bad or ill-used words reader that a person is using bad language in the book; for an example: I will try not to use any BAD language, an I might use some phase for words like W.O.W which means Word of Wisdom, ASAP – a soon as possible, AKA – also known as, and many others.
I might tell some stories that had happened in my life, unlike Mark Twain, I will tell the full story and what and how it happened. I might even remind the reader of any injuries or adventures that I had (believe me; most of my stories might be boring to you, readers,). I might even mention a few scripture reference (from the King James Version of the Bible or from the Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Convents, and Pearl of Great Price).
Here’s the dictionary that I suggest you use: http://webstersdictionary1828.com/ (this dictionary uses words from the 1800’s).
I would rather be a minimum-waged apprentice then someday become a mentor, because I while I am an apprentice I can gain some experience and some money to live on, and save for the small business that I might be creating. And I will start a small business once I have enough money. And once that business is up and going then I would be a mentor, because I get to choose who to hire and fire and I get complete control whatever I decide what the business would do. I can even work specific hours of the day of a week. But as it grows I can add very similar things onto what the business purpose will be.
I would rather be an apprentice first to gain some experience, and then have a business of my own. We need as many business owners that would cooperate with one another, because if we have lots of entrepreneurs that do not cooperate with each other, then there would be a huge fight over customers and workers. Work will be easy find, but harder to keep for a couple of years, and a lot more of the same companies will be making and selling a lot of the same stuff for almost the same price, and almost same quality.
The ideal apprentice job, is a job that you enjoy doing. The reason why is because, you might what to get paid for what you enjoy doing. For example: if you enjoy cooking or being near food, then work at or for a restaurant; if you love to build, then go and work for construction companies, or make one yourself; if you love to take photo’s, then become a photographer; if you enjoy programming, then fiddle with electronics and create something unique with your programming like a singing robot, a device that can play a song, and so on. If you do something that you enjoy doing, then life will be a better and funner place for you. For example: Stan Checkitt used to do whatever he used to do and life was not fun, so he figured out that he loved make he children and grand-kids happy by doing whatever that made them happy. So he decided that he should make a company that built amusement rides, that would take you in the air and then bring you back down safely. He is now making lots of money by doing what he enjoys.
I figured out that the best apprentice job ever, is the one that you enjoy doing the most. Since I have a big collection of pens, love some unique foods, love knives, and Duct-tape, and since I like to build, I could probably make a company that could sell healthy home-made food, really unique knives or any sharp blades, could even sell unique multi-use pens, and unique stuff made out of Duct-tape. I am not sure on what materials will be the best to use, for the business I hope will succeed, if I ever try, and will do much good to my employees, me, my customers, who will benefit from it.
If my dreams come true and if everything works out as planned, I think that my work will not be boring to anyone and everyone. If your apprentice job or job is boring and you want to do something else, then work your way to do whatever you enjoy doing that will do a lot more good than harm to the world. If you want to change from your job to being lazy and doing nothing useful, then that is not good. But if you want to change from like peeling potatoes all day to doing something like building a house, then that is good.
So work on making your life more enjoyable, and that would do more good than harm.
My audience target will be people who are close to me, like my family and friends. If I target family and friends first as my audience, they could point out my mistakes to me, without me or them taking any offences, and then I could quickly correct those mistakes. They could give me some ideas that I could put in or add. Once my target audience approves of my book, I can then target a bigger audience, like giving it to a book publisher who then (if they approve) will publish it. Once it is out, I could tell my family and friends that my book is published, and that they could then spread the news to their friends or to whomever they choose.