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The ‘busyness’ trap

Book review of Do What Matters Most: Lead With a Vision, Manage With a Plan, Prioritize Your Time

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How often have you said, “I really want to do this, but I’m just too busy” or “I know I should do that, but I just don’t have time”? These are familiar reasons that we often give to portray ourselves to be in a world of busyness. We also see being time-starved as a mark of high productivity.

The Shallenbergers, a father and son duo, bust the busy badge myth, arguing that priorities slip through the cracks when there are too many competing demands for our time. And productivity invariably takes a hit. They consider “time” the great …

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