People tend to confuse being busy and being productive. You will find people constantly making excuses saying that they are busy. But the real question is that in your busyness are you actually productive or is it all in vain. Allow us to give you a few difference between being and being productive.
Being Busy and Being Productive
Busy people want to look like they have a mission. This means that busy people want to hide their doubt about the destination of their lives. This they do by acting all confident in little steps. While productive people have a mission for their lives. Productive people allow others to see the doubt in their little steps. This is because they are clear on the destination.
A busy person is someone who has many priorities. If you have up to 3 priorities then that makes sense. However, if you have over 25 priorities, we are sad to say that your life is a mess. In order for you to be productive, you need to focus on a few things at once. That way you can do it all avoiding the confusion.
If you are one person who is always quick to say yes, then you will definitely be busy. Busy making sure that so much is done. However, a productive person is one who is slow at saying yes. This is because they know the amount of work that they need to do furthermore, they know the effort and the time that will it take if they are always agreeing to things.
A person who is productive will not just rush into a task, they will take time to first find out all about that task. Whereas, a person who is busy, is one who will rush into the task with inadequate information. They believe in making the rules as they go. As a result, they will definitely busier than they will be productive.