Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Things that matter

Recently I found myself catching up with an old friend who acknowledged suffering from what is often referred to as "workaholism". I would love for that person to ponder the following:

Of all the things that matter, that really and truly matter, working more efficiently and getting more done, is not one of them.

-- Mike Dooley

4 comments:

  1. Is workaholism about efficiency? It has always seemed to me to be about fear of its opposite - about chaos, and never catching up. Not that that necessarily contradicts the quote.

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  2. I need to have this as a tatoo on my forehead. Thanks Ellie.
    Andie

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  3. Anonymous8:56 PM

    Love it...used to be a workaholic. Then I figured out that work was just a way of running away from the reality of life. Much better now.

    Thanks!

    - Learning to See

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  4. Anonymous5:01 PM

    I'm not sure my office mate, who is an organizational genius, would agree with this quote!


    annie c

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