Redefining Productivity

Originally posted on PhD Balance social media platforms on 06/29/2020.


“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” ~ Michael Jordan


Redefining our definition of productivity has been challenging for most of us during these unusual times.


Picture of a sticker on a street lamp, the sticker says Dude, Breathe. There is a building in the background out of focus.

We wake up, start virtual meetings, and work via the computer all day. Although you are getting work done, it may not feel like it. You may feel as though you’re barely making it through your daily to-do list. The important thing to remember is that although you’ve had to alter what productivity looks like, it’s still productivity, as this word has many different faces. Another vital key to remember during this time is to breathe and be gentle with yourself.


In paraphrasing the quote above, the effort is what counts.

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