There’s a common perception that if you’re not hustling and sweating then you’re not doing it right. But is the hustle a sign of productivity or just a sign of a lot of activity?
In our culture, busy has become a badge of honor and a litmus test for success and status. It is also an acceptable form of escape and a culturally-sanctioned addiction.
When you’re a solopreneur, it’s easy to feel inundated with demands on your time and energy, especially when you are driven to serve. But it’s crucial to ask whether you’re being productive or just busy.
This was my view as I stopped to eat lunch in Hudson River Park on my way home from trampoline practice. I almost didn’t see this. It’s right here, in front of me, and yet I was oblivious to it for about 20 minutes while I was waiting for my salad. How is that possible? Because […]