I am definitely a member. Every weekend I have a conversation with my boyfriend that goes like this: “I have so much to do today.” Boyfriend sighs.
Sometimes I get so overwhelmed that I’ll just sit in bed and watch reruns of Archer on Netflix for hours. But, I can’t say that I necessarily brag about being busy. It feels more like a trap than anything else.
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We’re all just so “busy” these days. “Slammed” in fact. “Buried,” writes blogger Meredith Fineman. “There seems to be a constant exchange, even a one-upping, of just how much we have on our plates when we communicate about our work.”
Author Scott Berkun would agree. Berkun had busy bosses and busy parents, and assumed they had very important things to do.
“It seemed an easy way to see who mattered and who didn’t.