Sometimes work can be a drag. You get caught up in trying to be more productive and suddenly your life turns into a series of to-do lists.
You gauge your measure of success by how much you accomplish. You even determine how happy you allow yourself to be by how much youâ€™ve gotten done in the day.
Suddenly work feels like a chore. You donâ€™t enjoy the work, you just to do it so it can be over with.
Then you can feel good, right? But wait, thereâ€™s that thing you forgot about. You still need to do that. And oh yeah, thereâ€™s that other thing you havenâ€™t done yet.
Congratulations, you are a walking to-do list.
But work doesnâ€™t have to be like that. The point of work shouldnâ€™t be just to finish. The point of work should be the work itself. Thatâ€™s the way itâ€™s supposed to be anyway.
We spend a lot of time trying to find ways to be more productive. To do things faster, better, cheaper and spend our time more effectively. But instead of just doing more in less time, maybe we should focus on actually enjoying the work weâ€™re doing instead.
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