Busy? – Making a difference, being productive or just being busy?
How busy are You right now? When you ask a friend or colleague how they are, how often do they say – “Busy!”?
When you ask a bit more about what they are achieving by being busy, often they will say that they are busy and yet achieving very little!
If you are busy, when did you last take a few minutes away from your busy-ness, to think about what it is that you are busy doing, and also why you are doing it?
It seems at the moment, there are many people who are very, very busy doing “stuff”! They are filling their waking moments with activities that are “essential” for them and often even without realizing, these activities are carried out to please others and in many cases, the “others” typically refers to their employer acheter cialis livraison rapide.
So now, take just five minutes and ask yourself these two questions:
- Is what I am busy doing today making a positive difference to my organisation and to me?
- Am I spending quality time doing that which is important to my family and friends, my organisation and to me?
If the answer to either of these questions is NO, you are likely to benefit from asking yourself:
What is the true and real purpose of what I am doing today?
How can I add value to my life, the lives of my family and friends and my organisation?
Sometimes we need to slow down just to notice, to see, hear and feel what is going on in our own lives and of those around us.
“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller (1880–1968) American humanitarian, Advocate for the deaf and blind
Give yourself a few minutes every day and look for the doors that you can open to happiness and fulfillment for you, your family and friends, and as a result of this thinking, – your organisation.