Thriving on "Busy"

7 of 10 Common Mistakes in Time Management

Some people get a rush from being busy. The narrowly-met deadlines, the endless emails, the piles of files needing attention on the desk, the frantic race to the meeting…

What an adrenaline buzz!The problem is that an “addiction to busyness” rarely means that you’re effective, and it can lead to stress. Instead, try to slow down, and learn to manage your time better.

Tip: “Do More Great Work”, by Michael Bungay Stanier, is full of ideas and tips to reduce the “busywork” that you’re doing, so that you’re more excited and engaged in the work that matters.

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