How To Get It Done In 60 Seconds
We’ve gathered some expert advice to teach you how to save time and get it done in 60 seconds.
60 Second Shower
What you’ll need:
– Shower cap
– Taylor Swift
How To Do It:
0 sec: Turn on tap.
1-5 sec: Let water heat up.
6-8 sec: Enter stream face first, soak front.
9-11 sec: Turn, wet other side.
12-40 sec: Soap key regions (face, pits, bits, feet, etc.)
41-45 sec: Sing chorus to Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
46-60 sec: Rinse, rinse, rinse.
60 Second Massage
Have partner lie down on their stomach. Stand at their waist, facing head.
0-15 sec: Glide hands up the back along spine, over the shoulders and down the sides, then up through lower back.
16-30 sec: Moving toward the shoulders from hips, gently squeeze and release skin and muscle between thumb and fingers.
31-60: Repeat steps.
60 Second Seduction
According to Bree Williamson, soap star (Deception, One Life to Live):
0-5 sec: Get trapped in a secret room/dungeon/jet.
6-12 sec: Ask your crush about themselves. This will allow you to determine they’re not an evil twin.
13-30 sec: Have a heated exchange-the louder and angrier the better.
31-40 sec: Point out the dangers! “We’re running out of air/time/altitude!”
41-55 sec: What’s the logical thing to do when faced with imminent death? Clothes! Floor! Now!
56-60 sec: If you’ve done it right, you’ll have a few seconds for a slo-mo musical montage.
60 Second Office Chat
According to Diane Craig, Founder and President of Corporate Class:
0-5 sec: Read body language-approach co-worker only if signs are positive.
6-11 sec: Inquire as to how his or her day is going.
12-20 sec: Reply in kind, either by commiserating (“Yeah, my deadline is crazy too!”) or celebrating (“Yeah, I’m so glad we met that crazy deadline!”)
21-45 sec: Be especially careful to reciprocate if topic turns personal (if they say their son won a soccer game, talk about your kids, etc.).
46-55 sec: Break off with appropriate comment on the last thing said.
56-60 sec: Hold eye contact, then exit.
60 Second Serenity
0-3 sec: Inhale deeply through your nose.
4-6 sec: Hold breath.
7-9 sec: Exhale through your nose.
10-25 sec: Relax shoulders. Roll them forward five times, then back five times.
26-30 sec: Tense all muscles, then release.
30-50 sec: Visualize yourself in a soothing setting.
51-60 sec: Repeat three-part breathing cycle.
60 Second Pitch
According to Shelle Rose Charvet, certified speaking consultant:
0-5 sec: Explain what benefit your idea brings or what problem it can prevent or solve.
6-11 sec: State idea clearly and concisely.
12-20 sec: State how idea can be achieved: i.e. steps to go through, choices and options.
21-45 sec: Provide an example showing your idea at work using someone in the same position or situation.
46-55 sec: State why solving the problem is important to the listener.
56-60 sec: Show appreciation; thank listener for his or her attention.