]] Time abuse is a symptom of a problem, not the problem
]] itself. It is therefore impossible to cure a person of
]] time abuse by actually managing his time. Instead, you
]] must understand your time abuser's need for control and
]] fear of evaluations.
From "Brother's Little Helper", enjoy this clip:
Lisa: [runs into Bart's room] Bart, Bart! Krusty just fired his associate producer.
Bart: [looking up from his book] I'm reading.
Lisa: No way. [looks at book cover] The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pre-Teens? Is this all because of the ... [pantomimes gulping pills, and then walking like a zombie]
Bart: Joke if you will, but did you know most people use 10% of their brains? I am now one of them. Before, my energy was all over the place. Now, it's concentrated like a laser beam. [stands up] Well, this has been terrific. Let's do it again sometime.
Lisa: Are you standing up to get me to leave?
Bart: It's from the book.
Lisa: [reads] Hey, I'm not a time burglar.
Bart: [types in electronic organizer] Memo to self: Lock door.
Lisa: All right, I'll go. You don't have to be a jerk about it.
Bart: [types] Memo to self: Shut up, Lisa.
Lisa: Grrr! [leaves]
-- Highly effective, indeed, "Brother's Little Helper"
Hey, I'm not a time burglar!