For the longest time, I thought productivity meant finishing large amounts of work effectively and efficiently.

Then I read this tweet.

We waste years because we cannot waste hours.

— Shane Parrish (@ShaneAParrish) May 9, 2020

As a former productivity porn junkie, I would actively consume tips and tricks to optimize my workflow. However, being productive is irrelevant if a task is not important.

A better definition for productivity would be this:

Productivity is consistently completing tasks that are important.

May 27, 2020 · Thoughts

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