There’s a lot of talk lately about productivity. People are counting it, managing it, being it and increasing it. We bandy the word about as if we all have the same understanding of it, but I don’t think we do. If you work alone, it’s essential to have a clear definition of what it means for you, or you could find yourself constantly trying to match up to other people’s standards.
And we know where that leads. Downhill to the soggy Marsh of Resignation under the Cliffs of Resentment, that’s where.