If you are truly lazy at heart you may have already had this argument, but just because I want to do something the easy way doesn’t mean I’m lazy.
Being lazy is intuitively seeking out the more efficient way of doing things. Well, at least sometimes.
Scott H Young has a formula: Laziness + Drive = Productivity.
So is laziness a resourceful character trait? What did the ‘busy’ person have to gain from spending so much time on something pointless? Scott talks about a few questions lazy people ask themselves that ‘busy’ people don’t:
- Why am I doing this?
- Why am I doing it this way?
- What am I trying to get out of this?
- Is this the best way to get this done?
- What would happen if I didn’t do it at all?
It’s almost a stigma I’ve found come up in my life, too. Then again, maybe I’m just lazy.
The Laziest Solution Possible – [ScottHYoung]
Also check the Lifehack posts on Laziness: