Categories | Getting Things Done | Inspiration
Much of your work, as a knowledge worker, is to decide the meaning of all the “stuff” that comes your way. Using GTD tools, you create value by converting what may seem like an overwhelming amount of input, into meaningfully defined projects and actions, based on your areas of responsibility. So you get to decide whether busyness is bad, or whether you’re just busy taking care of the business of your life. This Harvard Business Review blog post talks more about how the answer to “how busy is too busy?” isn’t a simple yes or no.
Is Busyness Bad for Business?
by Susan David | 8:00 AM August 3, 2012
Perhaps we are not so much caught in a “busy trap”, as a “meaning trap”. A meaningful life involves pursuing what we truly value, a sense of contribution in our work, as well as time outside of work to relax, enjoy hobbies, and spend time with loved ones.
Read the full HBR Blog Network post here.