Tyranny of the Urgent

J. Roberts
Sep 11, 2016 · 2 min read

“Your greatest danger is letting the urgent things crowd out the important.”

That was one of the glaring sentences that stood out to me a few years ago when I first came across Tyranny of the Urgent. It’s a quick essay written fifty years ago about time and priorities. It’s a faith-based work and I believe it has application for everyone whether you have a faith or not.

Forty or fifty years from now when I reflect on my life’s journey, the Tyranny of the Urgent will likely be recalled as a major pivot point in my life. I have more resources available on the topic if anyone is curious.

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