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Busyness and Tim Chester

October 31, 2008

Josh points us to some incisive comments and questions by Tim Chester on the topic of busyness.

  1. Have you ever been irritated because there was a queue at the supermarket till?
  2. Do you regularly work thirty minutes a day longer than your contracted hours?
  3. Do you check work emails and phone messages at home?
  4. Has anyone ever said to you: ‘I didn’t want to trouble you because I know how busy you are’?
  5. Do your family or friends complain about not getting time with you?
  6. If tomorrow evening was unexpectedly freed up, would you use it to work or do a household chore?
  7. Do you often feel tired during the day or do your find your neck and shoulders aching?
  8. Do you often exceed the speed limit while driving?

Read more here.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Steve permalink
    November 5, 2008 5:21 pm

    Sounds like someone who is NOT working on a PhD. I barely have time to check out this blog…

  2. November 5, 2008 5:26 pm

    He did a phd published with Paternoster and now leads a house church movement in the UK.

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