To fight this, start scheduling and estimating how much time it will take you to do certain tasks. When you see how far off you are, you’ll get better at making realistic estimates.
What I learned about productivity while reinventing Google Calendar
David Kadavy

True. When I was working as a project manger I would typically assume the real figure was 1.6x the engineers estimate (not that I wrote tell the engineer that)

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