Productively Ineffective: How Being Busy Is Holding Us Back

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If I had a dollar for every time I asked someone “How are you doing?” and they responded with, “Busy, busy…so busy…” I’d have enough money to retire from the workplace and encounter that familiar exchange far less. It’s a replacement script for an actual conversation. We wear our busyness like it’s a badge of honor when instead we should wear it as a big warning label that says, “Hey