WLP142 - Why Are We Rushing to be Productive?


Why does everyone want to be “busy” all the time and why are so many of us rushing around? Join Pilar and Lisette for today’s virtual coffee.  
 

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Why does everyone want to be “busy” all the time and why are so many of us rushing around? Join Pilar and Lisette for today’s virtual coffee.

Thanks to our listener Louise for her feedback on the article we discussed in episode 140 on sensors in the workplace.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/barclays-bank-sensors-a7901566.html

Pilar mentions two other shows:
Management Café and Evidence Talks

If you have any articles or topics you would like to know more about, let Pilar know and she can cover them in the next season of Management Café.

https://managementcafepodcast.com/

Pilar and Lisette discuss these articles:

https://blog.trello.com/hurry-worry-time-urgency-plaguing-team-productivity#.WarItKCkK7g.pocket

https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-headline-available-1386352891?tesla=y


Looking out for signs of “work martyrdom”
https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/blog/presenteeism-in-remote-teams

The rhythm of collaboration platforms.

We mention the characteristics of those tasks we’re always procrastinating on:
Task attributes that make us more likely to procrastinate on a certain task:
Boring
Frustrating
Difficult
Ambiguous
Unstructured
They lack personal meaning or intrinsic rewards

(Extracted from the Smart Passive Income podcast, episode 258 https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/podcasts/the-productivity-project-with-chris-bailey/)

The importance of paying attention to the link of body-mind-environment.
https://qotoqot.com/blog/improving-focus/

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Here’s that poster Pilar talks about:

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