Friday, December 26, 2008

Active Waiting

[Based on Nihil Nimus] A first step in applying moderation is "active waiting". It means holding back, reflectively, instead of rushing. In contrast to passive waiting which is closely related to procrastination and perfectionism, active waiting is patient and productive. It means getting ready without an all-or-none decision to rush into work and finish it now or else put it off.

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