do we have a wrong definition of productivity?

Good Friday morning to you! A rainy and cool day here in the Midwest. An issue that is important to me and that has been rekindled in me by Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism is how we equate busyness and the accomplishment of our to-do list as productivity. As I have noted before, our US culture rewards… Read More

“HOW BUSY PEOPLE MAKE TIME TO READ—AND YOU CAN TOO” -BY LAURA VANDERKAM

“HOW BUSY PEOPLE MAKE TIME TO READ—AND YOU CAN TOO” -BY LAURA VANDERKAM Reading is one of the most pleasurable activities out there. On a scale of human enjoyment I once found in a reference book, where respondents ranked activities from getting their car repaired (4.6) to sex (9.3), reading books scored an 8.3. That’s… Read More

Regarding Busyness

Good morning, Are you responsible for keeping other people busy? Then this article on the Harvard Business Review website might interest you: Is Busyness Bad for Business? by Susan David Following are some “bottom lines” from the article: If you are responsible for keeping others “busy”, consider the following: People have a fundamental need to feel competent. It’s… Read More