Bill yourself $10,000/hr.

Pretend your time is worth $10,000/hr. That’s roughly $200 a minute, or $5 a second. Right now, take a moment to look at your clock’s second hand. Did you get your money’s worth?

This mindset forces you to value your time and spend it wisely — something that is difficult for people who’ve been told they’re worth $20/hour. You’ll cut phone calls shorter, write shorter emails, work faster, spend less time watching TV, wake up earlier, and go to bed later.

Starting tomorrow, you’ll have $170,000 to spend every day. How will you spend it?