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March 23, 2017

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Generating good ideas and quality work products requires something all too rare in modern life: quiet. When we’re constantly fixated on the verbal agenda—what to say next, what to write next, what to tweet next—it’s tough to make room for truly different perspectives or radically new ideas. It’s hard to drop into deeper modes of listening and attention. And it’s in those deeper modes of attention that truly novel ideas are found.