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2 Reasons Why Striving to Be Bored is Solid Business Advice

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Does the idea of being bored make you twitch a bit? Believe it or not, striving to be bored may be some of the best advice you’ll ever receive.

Let’s look at some of the benefits of boredom.

Related: What Happened to Engagement? Here's Why Employees Are Bored at Work.

Have you ever noticed that if you have the time, you might hang on a phone call or Zoom meeting longer than you intended? Maybe give a client a little extra time? Or without a pressing deadline, you might take a little longer to get a task done? Whatever space there is, we tend to fill it. That’s why such a thing as busy work exists. Like water flowing downstream seeking a reservoir, we entrepreneurs seem very anxious to fill whatever space is available to us. We could benefit from a little boredom.

Many entrepreneurs sit in this paradoxical space of wanting more business, even needing more business, but barely being able to handle the business they have because they’re already operating at full capacity. How do you grow then?

You have to strive to be bored. If it is true (and........

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