Slowing the work treadmill

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Harvard Business School Professor Teresa Amabile compares much of work life to running on a treadmill.

susanna oreskovic‘s insight:

If you’ve been working for a while you may feel like you are on a treadmill, and one that will not stop for say about 30 years. Eek, this was my realization as I proudly walked into my new big office job. What I’ve learned along the way is that being the best at your job or having the best team working with you is more about having that mental space than it is about pushing yourself or your team to do more and more, faster and faster. Having a common purpose, buying into the task, having meaningfulness, with time for reflection or incubation of ideas will spare you from becoming frazzled and burnt out and guarantee you your people will not be just punching the clock putting in face time.

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