“When I finish with my cereal, I put the bowl away with the spoon in it. Why go to a separate drawer to get a spoon every morning? I’m going to need it, leave it there. How often am I going to use that bowl and not need the spoon that goes with it? I’ll worry about that situation when I’m faced with it.”
Jerry Seinfeld in his book “SeinLanguage”
This qualifies as an example of Principle 10 – Prior Action.
What life hacks have you come up with that involve prior action?
I stock staples like dishwasher detergent in pairs so that when one runs out it triggers me buying another one, but I still have one available. Does that count?