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99% of people working as servants to the 1%

And so we’re trapped in an economy that has become all about efficiency — so much so that most of us now use the words “efficiency” and “productivity” interchangeably. Productivity is about “producing” not just actual, tangible things, but true, real, value-creating breakthroughs. But the most “efficient” company is just software running software. The most “efficient” economy is just 99% of people working as servants to the 1%.Umair Haque is Director of Havas Media Labs…

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Executive Disfunction

My ADHD mind is constantly spitting out information and reminders. Don’t forget to call Jack because you have to find out if the birthday party is happening. If it’s not, you should read that Oliver Sacks book you’ve been wanting to dive into and if you’re going to do that, you should get some snacks, maybe some tea, but not all carb-y because you need to work out more and. . . . On and on my mind churns out…

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Not Enough Time

Black Bass Hotel,Lumberville, Pennsylvania

Bye over-scheduled task list. You won't be missed. The problem is having too much stuff to fit into a small container (24 hours). If we look at task management and time management as simply a container organization problem, it becomes simpler. How do we fit all of the stuff we have to do into our small container? By simplifying. And letting go.zenhabits…

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