The more work I have, the less work I do

I used to stay uber-super late at work so that I could finish up everything and come in to a clean slate. But now that I have more projects than a normal person should, I find I work less. Not a LOT less, mind you — I still like collecting a paycheck, thankyouverymuch. But the pressure to clear off my desk by day’s end (whatever time that ending should come) has come and gone. No matter how much I tackle, it ain’t even close to making a dent in the to-do list.

I’m in taskmaster mode this week, but there’s another part of me that would rather be outside enjoying the summer-like weather. Maybe I’ll call it a day at 9 p.m. instead of 10. …

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