You are Not as Busy as You Think You Are

Here is a BONUS post for today.

I just read this nice reflection that says - we are NOT BUSIER than we use to be, we actually have more leisure time, more free time and actually sleep more.

But perception is everything. We think we are busier so we beleive we are busier. So we are frustrated with our apparent busyness.

Check out this short article in Fast Company: How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are is a Lie

Two Lists to Create for Greater Results This Week

Leaders want to get results. We want to make a difference. We want to add value to the world. We want to change things for the better. That is our heart and desire.

But STUFF gets in the way. In the early years of the 21st Century, the overwhelming reality is TOO MUCH STUFF.

  • Too much information coming our way.
  • Too many opportunities and too many options.
  • Too many invitations.
  • Too many distractions.
  • Too many interruptions.
  • Too much busynes EVERY SINGLE DAY.

Leaders have to Focus. They have to Prioritize. They have to Do First Things First. They have to know how to separate the Truly Important form the Merely Urgent.

So - here are two practical suggestions that will help you do this. You need to create two lists.

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