The Busyness Bind: How It Holds Women Back, and Why We Let It

Written by Neela B

My latest article in the Huffington post on the issue of being (too) busy

I’ve never met a great leader who doesn’t take time to reflect. Bill Gates would give himself a whole “think week” every year when he led Microsoft. Yet thinking time is one thing many women don’t make space for in their day. We’re more apt to boast about our abilities to juggle than our propensity to sit idle. We don’t master one or two things, we (just about) cope with many. The problem is, without reflection time, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, doing the same old things because they’re easy, or we’ve never considered another way. Where’s the progress?

Click here to read the full article in the Huffington Post.



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Neela B