In his book “The Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell attributes success to those who have access earlier to practice their craft, whether playing basketball to an Olympic level, or cello to a first position in an orchestra or achieving success in business. But what of those times when you are investing the time but without the gusto? When you’re simply going through the motions? This is when we fall into the “busyness” model — being busy just for the sake of activity, without true productivity or deliberation towards a goal.
*This article was originally posted on The Daily Record.