Josh Kaufman

Bestselling Author, Business & Self-Education

On Busyness

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing."

Thomas Edison

“It’s not enough to be busy. The question is: what are we busy about?"

Henry David Thoreau

Published: October 6, 2006 Last updated: October 6, 2006

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