Busy bees, listen to this: Oliver Burkeman Is Busy, originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 last week, and currently available to stream or download via iPlayer Radio.
Over the course of five episodes, entitled The Busyness Paradox, Fetishising Busyness, It’s not busyness but bandwidth, Addicted to Busy, and In Praise of Idleness; Oliver examines the relationship between busyness, status, and how perceived effort is valued over results delivered.
Listen to these 5 short programmes and gain a new perspective on how you are spending your time. If you don’t think you have time to catch up with this series, perhaps you have the most to gain from it…
See also: Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy by Oliver Burkeman