“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” This is some true stuff! But combine it with something else that’s true: in many cases, great opportunities require lots of time but little else. We don’t take those opportunities because the opportunity cost in time is so high.
But if the opportunity cost were reduced, not because the project takes less time overall but because you enjoy that time on its own, then you’ve built a real opportunity machine.
What are things you spend time on now – and what real opportunities might be hidden inside those hours?