Being effective is about making a difference, efficiency is about checking things off a list. Unless your purpose is to add check marks to a list, efficiency is only a means to the end.
If you manage people and are held accountable for their performance, consider what you can do to help them achieve forward momentum.
There’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to succeed–an appetite for failure should be cause for concern–but consider the amazing power of failure to catalyze new ideas.
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The key to harnessing the power of boredom is to see the doldrums for what they are — quiet clarions to the possibility of change.