I often wonder why people won’t take the time to learn new things. The most frequent response is that people are too busy.

This often reminds me of the stories about people who are too busy chopping wood to sharpen the ax. An even better story is the person who is too busy chopping down trees to talk to the chainsaw sales person.

The attached graphic says it all! Sometimes we need to take a step back and improve our skills. In the end, developing your skills will help you do your work faster and more efficiently.