People have always said “I’m busy!” when asked how they’re doing. This reply may have been used by ancient civilizations to keep people calm while they were busy constructing their empires.
If you’re in a busy environment and are asked how much time you have for yourself, it’s an excellent way to appear to be busy but not too busy. Busy is a social norm. If you want to get ahead in life you need to be busy. You’ll discover what makes others busy and how to be busy yourself.
“Now, money, please?” Asserting busyness seems to be a hedge against future misunderstanding, as if to say: ‘I’m rocking life, it’s not like I have spare time, so what are you thinking, who do you think I am.
After “I’m fine” is spoken in a more or less neutral tone, one slightly raises one’s chin, puts forward one’s chest, and then says the magic word: “Busy!” Now you know exactly what is expected of you. This isn’t really my thing, so I usually respond with something like, “It was nice and calm”. The amount of surprised responses this gets me is really surprising.
Who exactly is doing well?
Recently, I was on a weekend trip with some friends and one of them had a brilliant idea of bringing his work phone. Our phone accompanied us to all of the activities we had planned – when we went for a beer, the phone got one as well.
Busy people can tend to feel like they’re under some kind of never-ending pressure. They’re always ‘on’, never at rest, or in a relaxed state — that’s what irritates them. One afternoon, we went to an amusement park. After deciding which rollercoasters to tackle and which to skip, one of us got sick. Then a disagreement broke out.
She told me he should stop looking at his phone so much and pay attention to her when they were making love. It’s very difficult to be condescending, isn’t it, Mr. Gatto?
“The self-satisfaction felt by ‘busy’ men — however idiotic their business — at ‘not having time’ to do what you’re doing.”
Indeed, busy people generally take their busyness to be a good thing.
That’s a mistake.
Diligent does not mean valuable
Playing this look-how-busy-I-am game rests on two mistakes. Devoting less time to working doesn’t make you lazy, it just means. Being productive and being busy are two different things. If you’re serious about becoming a successful writer, it’s going to take a lot
To do this task, you need a large amount of time and energy. There’s nothing wrong with doing something unimportant well. Often, busyness is caused by not having enough prioritizing. The best time to spend your days is when you have nothing better to do.
You should make sure that what you are creating for the market is valuable. You are genuine when you do what you say you will and your words mean something.
Do you suffer from it?
The best part of your day is often when you wake up in the morning. This is your best time for making a positive change in your life! When you wake up in the morning, you can do something good for yourself.
Europe has a relaxed but not indifferent attitude about it all. What impressed me most on my travels there is the relaxed and welcoming nature most of the Europeans have.
One of the greatest things about this book is that it teaches the simple techniques of effective communication that work anywhere and every time, including when communicating with people who don’t speak your language.
Africa: Fine, healthy family. Makes you think, doesn’t it?