Hiding behind busyness

We all know people who try to do too much, but never really get anything done.

Busyness is a form of hiding from doing work that is most important. When nothing gets done, our impulse is to add more items to our ‘to-do’ list. But that only makes the problem worse.

Having a hundred items on our ‘to-do’ list gives us the most insidious excuse to not begin: ‘I’m too busy for that now.’

To make real progress, what can you subtract?

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