Productivity Isn’t About Time Management. It’s About Attention Management.
We live in a culture obsessed with personal productivity.
We devour books on getting things done and dream of four-hour workweeks. We worship at the altar of hustle and boast about being busy.
The key to getting things done, we’re often told, is time management. If you could just plan your schedule better, you could reach productivity nirvana.
But after two decades of studying productivity, I’ve become convinced that time management is not a solution — it’s actually part of the problem.