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How To Be REALLY Productive by Grace Marshall

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Chapter 1

Why productivity isn’t just about getting things done

What’s the difference between time spent and time well spent? Between brilliant productivity and just getting things done? Yes, it’s satisfying to tick things off a list. Yes, there are days when just surviving is a rewarding achievement. But, over the longer term, it is not enough to just go through the motions.

What makes a day productive is not just the number of tasks we tick off a ‘to do’ list. It’s the satisfaction, the sense of achievement and progress, and the knowledge that what we do matters. It’s waking up looking forward to doing our best work and having fun doing it. It’s coming home feeling satisfied and enjoying life outside of work. It’s about experience as well as ...

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