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Parkinson's law

the idea that the work you have to do will increase to fill all of the time you have to do it in If you tell him you want the work done by tomorrow, he'll get it done this afternoon, if you tell him next Thursday, he'll spend a week on it. It's Parkinson's law.
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We are grateful for The Fresco Institute at NYU Langone and the National Parkinson Foundation for their collaboration and partnership," said Joy Levitt, Executive Director, JCC Manhattan.
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