not everything has to be a competition
"Creating is about the process, not the scoreboard". This really is the key. However, we as a society (not just America, globally) haven't figured out how to create a sustainable format for this -- the Repair Shop way. Instead, we monetize it and make it the "creative economy". The reason Repair Shop can do this is because of the support of BBC (which is not-for-profit and taxpayer funded). To celebrate the craft, we need more of this publicly supported initiative. And then maybe we might see some traction for a framework and possibly some mindset change.
This is liberating! I was really bothered by having a large number of unread emails because I wanted to read all these newsletters I subscribed to but didn't have a process to do so in the midst of work. So every few months I'd sit down and clear them out until i'm down to inbox zero and will try to keep it at that for a few more months. Currently trying to keep up with a weekly review so the emails get read and/or deleted.
The point is not inbox zero for the sake of it but to get myself reading what comes in.
But it's liberating to question if there's a need for Inbox zero! Just like questioning the need to make everything a competition.
I'll be sending this link to my husband, Lyle, as it is a conversation we have all of the time. Why does everything have to be a competition? Can't we just enjoy doing something for the fun of it?
We’ll said Lyle. I won’t tell you how many emails are in my inbox…lol.
You're right Lyle it's not about results, it's always about the process. Enjoy the journey, we all end up in the same place.
Process and progress 💯