Oliver Burkeman Is Busy

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Addicted To Busy20160915

Oliver asks if people have become addicted to busy, either because it makes them feel like heroes fighting the odds, or because problems can be avoided by never sitting still.

Addicted To Busy20160915

Oliver asks if people have become addicted to busy, either because it makes them feel like heroes fighting the odds, or because problems can be avoided by never sitting still.

Fetishising Busyness20160913

Oliver Burkeman asks if we are talking ourselves into feeling overwhelmed with busyness.

Fetishising Busyness20160913

Oliver Burkeman asks if we are talking ourselves into feeling overwhelmed with busyness.

Fetishising Busyness20170828

Oliver Burkeman asks if we are talking ourselves into feeling overwhelmed with busyness.

Fetishising Busyness20170828

Oliver Burkeman asks if we are talking ourselves into feeling overwhelmed with busyness.

In Praise Of Idleness20160916

Oliver Burkeman asks if the solution to busyness is not to work harder and organise ourselves but to indulge in a little idleness.

In Praise Of Idleness20160916

Oliver Burkeman asks if the solution to busyness is not to work harder and organise ourselves but to indulge in a little idleness.

In Praise Of Idleness20170911
In Praise Of Idleness20170911

Is the solution to busyness not to work harder but to indulge in a little idleness?

It's Not Busyness But Bandwidth20160914

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem with busyness is not that we do not have the time but rather we literally do not have the head space.

It's Not Busyness But Bandwidth20160914

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem with busyness is not that we do not have the time but rather we literally do not have the head space.

It's Not Busyness But Bandwidth20170904

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem might not be lack of time but lack of head space.

It's Not Busyness But Bandwidth20170904

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem might not be lack of time but lack of head space.

The Busyness Paradox20160912

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

The Busyness Paradox20160912

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

The Busyness Paradox20170821

Oliver Burkeman explores if the busyness epidemic is not what it at first seems.

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

The Busyness Paradox20170821

Oliver Burkeman explores if the busyness epidemic is not what it at first seems.

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

01The Busyness Paradox2016091220170821

Oliver Burkeman explores if the busyness epidemic is not what it at first seems.

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

There's a ritual of the modern workplace - one you've heard and most likely indulged in yourself. It's the call and response we go through when you ask a workmate how they're doing: "Busy!" "So busy." "mentally busy." It is pretty obviously a boast disguised as a complaint. And our simultaneously grim and half chuckled reply comes as a kind of congratulation: "Ha, better than the opposite." When did we start doing that?

As if he didn't have enough to do Oliver Burkeman explores this epidemic of busyness to reveal that it may not be what it at first seems.

Producer: Peter McManus.

02Fetishising Busyness2016091320170828

Oliver Burkeman asks if we are talking ourselves into feeling overwhelmed with busyness.

03It's Not Busyness But Bandwidth2016091420170904

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem might not be lack of time but lack of head space.

Oliver Burkeman asks if our problem with busyness is not that we do not have the time but rather we literally do not have the head space.

04Addicted To Busy20160915

Oliver asks if people have become addicted to busy, either because it makes them feel like heroes fighting the odds, or because problems can be avoided by never sitting still.

05 LASTIn Praise Of Idleness2016091620170911

Is the solution to busyness not to work harder but to indulge in a little idleness?

Oliver Burkeman asks if the solution to busyness is not to work harder and organise ourselves but to indulge in a little idleness.