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How to Make the Most of Your Day (Without Working Overtime) In 2021, stop saying you are busy (and finally learn to work smarter, not harder).

By Aytekin Tank

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It's 2021. And busy braggers are still out there repeating their favorite line yet another time:

"I'm so busy."

It might not officially be the most common way we answer the question "how are you?" but it's up there. Being busy — or at least, pretending to be — has become the foremost status symbol of our time.

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