The Benefits of being TOO BUSY

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The benefits of being “TOO BUSY”


You get to be choosy!

When you’re “TOO BUSY”, it’s much easier to say “No!” to “Got a minute?”s.

Suddenly the IMPORTANT things become more clear.

Focus shifts from “doing what’s on the list” towards the things we “get” to do because they matter (more).

You can unapologetically and confidently set appointments instead flying by the seat of your pants.

When you’re TOO BUSY and you know it, you must pause for a moment upon completion of every “thing to do” just for a minute or 2 to shift mindset to the next important thing.

You’ve gotta accept the reality that you probably won’t get it ALL done today, give yourself permission to “erase and replace”TODO’s” to defer them to a time in the future.

You become more attentive to the important distinction between “busywork” and Vital work.

You learn the power of “urgency” and apply it to things that matter most.

Done right, TOO BUSY turns us into a lean, mean, indefatigable force to be reckoned with – Superhuman powers.

or . . .

You could just fold and give up and have yourself a pity party.

YOU choose!

Published by Barry Owen

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning, Barry - you're right.  Clarity comes.  Often in the form of answering difficult questions or addressing unresolved situations.  Priorities don't fall into place as much as we seem to organize them more logically.    Some amazing things can and do happen...

Aug 28, 2019 06:49 AM #1
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I like the way you strategize your list Barry.  I keep a list of tasks needing completion.  Those tasks often move around in the list according to priority.

Aug 28, 2019 05:17 PM #2
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