232: The Laziness Lie with Dr. Devon Price, Professor and Author

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In a society hyper focused on productivity and doing more, it can be easy to bully yourself about being lazy and not accomplishing enough.

Today’s guest, Dr. Devon Price, Professor at Loyola University Chicago and author of Laziness Does Not Exist believes that worth is not tied to productivity and that the perception around laziness is toxic.

In this episode, Devon explains their personal experience with overachievement and how that mentality changed. They discuss what they call the laziness lie, how mistrust from employers is damaging employees, and how organizations can change the perception around laziness.

Lastly, Devon offers an excellent tangible tip for people who have a hard time saying no.

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