In this crazy, hectic, fast-paced, frenzied, manic society we live in, striving for fast and easy has become a well sought after endeavor. And, as with everything, there’s pros and cons to that.
Fast and easy sounds great, right? What happens when you toss that ideal into a culture–let’s use the publishing industry as an example, shall we?–that moves slowly and laboriously (ya know, like a glacier)?
Ugh. Slick oil turns to sludge. Dirt gets stuck in the cogs. The system comes to a grinding halt.
How do you handle standing still when everything around you seems to be going at the speed of light? Do you fester in your frustration or do you embrace the new state of being?