Busy isn’t the goal

When asked “what’s going on?”, I think we’ve all said it: “Super busy.”

That response is usually seen as being a good thing, so we keep going back to it. Is that really the goal, though?

In Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism, he has a variety of things to say about busyness. His main point:

What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance? What if instead we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives?

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Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.