Gaining Your Pleasure Through Creating, Not Doing.
OK, so clearing that in-box is a satisfying act and blasting those 5 items off your to do list feels like something goods just occurred.
Another well intentioned and persuasively self satisfying list of stuff that got done – extends into Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Job done.
Sounds reasonable, right? How could I take exception with any of that?
I take exception if only to push out the wisdom of giants (my clients – thanks) who have realised that while doing loads of shit can be intoxicating and brings the short term hit of the addict… it pales, just pales into insignificance alongside the art of possibility, of creation.
- Creating a rich network of relationships.
- Creating time and space for #1 and time and space for significant others.
- Creating left field thoughts.
- Creating powerful conversation.
- Creating the next business idea and direction.
- Creating opportunities.
Generating more Data and Information of the ‘doing dude’ is a function of time and effort.
Creating Understanding and Wisdom is a function of space and reflection.