Productivity Vs. Progress

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Productivity Vs. Progress
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Productivity and progress are too often confused.

Getting lots of different things done (productivity) can be a seductive way to hide from getting one thing done well (progress).

Productivity is the ability to create or generate goods or services. Progress is the more important activity of moving toward a goal.

Progress doesn't demand that you grind, hustle, pull long hours, over-do, or anything else you might do to feel productive.

Progress simply requires that you commit to making a change worth making and do only what must be done to achieve it.

Productivity doesn’t lead to progress. Progress is the result of getting what must be accomplished done.

What can you put on your 'stop-doing' list today to help you make actual progress in your endeavor? What’s the one thing you could do today that would propel your endeavor the furthest forward?

This is an excerpt from Onward: Where Certainty Ends Possibility Begins.The audio comes from the audiobook edition available on Audible.


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