You’re not really that busy. Stop lying.

Look, to a certain extent we all love to be busy — it gives us a feeling equivalent to being high. I get it.

But you’ve all probably worked with one (or more!) guy or girl who is constantly using how busy they are as an excuse to do absolutely nothing else at all. This person does this even though no one has any clue what their output actually is. They can usually get away with it because of…

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Blogging, largely about work and how to improve it. How I make (some) money: http://thecontextofthings.com/work-with-me/

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