Why the Most Productive People Insist on Unproductive Time

How quieting the brain sharpens your mind

Closeup of a green frog on a lily pad
Photo by Couleur (adapted)

A while back, Fast Company ran an article featuring the “secrets of the most productive people”, a productivity how-to from 11 big hitters spanning industry, politics, media, tech, design, and entertainment, headlined by Oprah Winfrey. (Spoiler, if you don’t already have a kick-ass personal assistant, you’ll want to run…



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Paul Thomas Zenki

Paul Thomas Zenki


Ghost writer, essayist, marketer, Zen Buddhist, academic refugee, living in Athens GA, blogging at A Quiet Normal Life: https://www.quietnormal.com/