Today I learned I practice Masterly Inactivity and not Procrastination.

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For years people have described me as procrastinating; they have asked me why my inbox has a thousand unanswered messages; I have felt guilty that somehow I was not ‘on top of things.’ I have always felt derelict about how I operate. Thanks to a recent podcast by Tim Hartford titled ‘Masterly Inactivity Versus Micromanaging,’ I now have a framework to describe how I…