MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Don't Let ‘Busy' Be Your Status

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  • Ally MacDonald
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • 2019

Work martyrdom seldom makes you more productive. Take a vacation instead.

Maybe you know this person (or are this person) at work: When asked how things are going, the answer is not “good” or “bad” but “busy!” In fact, the signaling power of busyness and focus on productivity has become so strong for many, that workcations, or vacations where employees remain tethered to work, are on the rise and an entire generation has become associated with burnout.

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