On today’s show: choosing to focus our time, energy, and attention on creating something worthwhile instead of constantly checking our inboxes and trying to keep up with the “new” and “cool” and “urgent”. Because so long as our attention is focused on the urgent or the incoming, we won’t be able to do our best creative work.
- Henri Nouwen: “If I were to let my life be taken over by what is urgent, I might very well never get around to what is essential.”
- Not busy, just intentional
- A mighty bloodless substitute for work
- Inbox Zero is all about the outbox
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