Are you “Doing” or “Achieving”? (via Washing Elephants)

Very insightful thoughts here on personal effectiveness.

Are you "Doing" or "Achieving"? A friend of mine at UT was a terribly, terribly "busy" person. Every day, she had more on her plate than the day before. For a year, I watched this poor girl run around trying to do so much. However I came to realize that despite all of her "doings", she was rarely achieving anything. Instead, most of her activities were nothing more than fluff: things that kept her busy, drained her energy,  yet failed to create any value for her. And thus is th … Read More

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