> How long can you work on making a routine task more efficient before you’re spending more time than you save? (across five years)

It took me a few minutes to understand this chart. If you can find a way to shave off 5 minutes from a task that you do ever day, it’s worth spending 6 days to figure out how.

([Via Álvaro Serrano.](http://www.analogsenses.com/2014/10/02/little-things-that-improve-the-way-shawn-blanc-works-on-a-mac/))

Is It Worth the Time?