Time Management


Unicist Functionalist Approach

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Unicist Functionalist Approach

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Business Strategy: How many actions do you anticipate?

Time management is part of the functionality of ethical intelligence. Ethical intelligence is the “deepest” driver of human intelligence and defines the true intentions of a person. It is the main unconscious driver of human actions. It can only be measured by the consequences of the actions of an individual.

Its main characteristic is that it evolves or involves driven by the maturity of an individual. A just-born baby needs to be driven by survival ethical intelligence while a mature person that has achieved a high level of adaptiveness in the world would be driven by conceptual ethical intelligence. There is also a collective ethical intelligence that drives social behavior and is implicit in the archetype of a culture.

Time management is one of the skills that are driven by ethical intelligence. The higher the level of ethical intelligence the wider the scope of the actions and individual can plan.

 On the one end, people who are driven by the need to survive can only work here and now. On the other end, people can manage timeless strategies when they are driven by conceptual ethical intelligence. These skills expand driven by the maturity of people.

The development of strategies, anticipating what will happen, expands the ethical intelligence of an individual.  Only psychopaths or sociopaths, who use manipulation as a tool, can anticipate actions to profit from others without adding value. We recommend using the unicist strategy designer that will help you to anticipate and plan binary actions in any adaptive environment. https://www.unicist-systems.com

Research Committee

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute (TURI) is a world leader in its segment. Since 1976, it has been specialized in complexity sciences applied to the research on the roots of evolution and its application to social, institutional, business and individual evolution.


Time Management and Time Drivers

Time is defined as the part of the lifecycle elapsed between facts. It is considered a functional measurement of actions. Chronological time is a conventional factual measure of lifecycles. The same chronological time has different meanings according to the length of the lifecycle of the participants of an event.

Time DriversTime management is the human capacity to organize actions fulfilling external objective needs (external time) and respecting the universal time implicit in a specific scenario within the limits of the internal time of an individual.

Adapted individuals are those who are able to manage their internal time requirements to produce the external actions on time.

Universal time

It is the time driven by the evolution of a certain environment, its entropy and irreversibility. Understanding the universal time of an environment defines the external limits of time management. Universal time has to be respected and it defines the general taxonomy of actions.

External time

It is the time that defines when “things” have to be functional and working. External timing is the human capacity to influence reality when it is needed to make things happen. In an activity or working context the external time prevails over the internal time within the limits of the universal time. “Work” has to be done where and when it is needed.

Personal time

It is the time needed by an individual to get ready to make external timing work. Internal time depends on the capacity of individuals. It includes the time necessary to use the reactive and active intelligence to make decisions within the limits of their ontointelligence. Frustration’s elaboration speed is the main inhibitor of internal time management.

Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm.
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Speed defines success in the business world

Speed is the basic condition for the success of artists, professionals or companies. The technological development, among other factors, made speed a central issue in business.

Power, considered from the Physics point of view and regarded as a universal concept, is defined by the quantity of work that is done in a unit of time.

P = Work/Time

If we take a look at the most successful artists, they are the ones that can produce their “work” (art) in a quantity of events that make them fast in relation to the market possibilities.

If we analyze the alliances that are made in the business world, they all include a search for speed beyond their possible complementation or supplementation of their products or services.

In business, speed depends mainly on the knowledge one has of what is being done. The one who better knows what s/he is doing is faster than the rest. And this standard of speed is given by the market, not by the individual.

In this sense, it’s important to bear in mind that the “survivors” in the business world need to stop or slow down the speed, since they do what they can instead of what is needed.

On the other hand, the central actors of a market search for an increase in speed to be ahead of their competitors and see first in the market what others have not yet seen. Speed depends on an attitude.

Diana Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm. https://www.unicist.org/ucu-en/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/turi.pdf