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I would be more productive, if I wouldn't be working.

“I would be more productive, if I wouldn’t be working.”
words: mine | image credit: Working by Ben Grey

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  • Charlie . August 10, 2014 . Reply

    I always wonder if I’d be more productive if I wasn’t working… I certainly have time to pursue my interests/hobbies more, but not all of those are productive… and I might just end up sleeping more. I’ve never really reached a conclusion on it!

    • (Author) Oliver . August 11, 2014 . Reply

      I think the crux is probably how we define work. When it comes to a definition I tend to marvel at Confucius’ wisdom: “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”. Making a living by dedicating your time and energy to something you are passionate about is probably the ideal conception, but few people are fortunate and/or courageous enough to do so.
      Idleness might feel pretty unproductive and uninspired, but that’s probably how we recharge or simply put ourselves in stand-by mode… 🙂

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