How timely. Earlier this week I shared that my productivity obsession is drying up and that I have unsubscribed from all related blogs.
I think my obsession with productivity comes to an end. I still live workflows, OmniFocus and stuff, but productivity is boring now.— Sven Fechner (@simplicitybliss) February 18, 2013
Yesterday, Seth Godin – as usual – brought it home for me and summarised my feelings and reflections in a short and concise post.
Perhaps you can quote the GTD literature chapter and verse, understand lean and MVP and the modern meeting standard. Maybe you now delete your emails with a swipe. [...]
That’s great. But the question remains, "what have you shipped?" You’re saving a ton of time, freeing yourself up to… do what, precisely?
Striving to get smarter, better and faster helps us create our future. The risk is that merely collecting, trading and discussing the tools turns into the point. [...]
It’s possible that your next frontier isn’t to get more efficient, it’s to get more brave.
There is absolutely nothing I would add.