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Working Too Hard? Busy and important

Brigid Schulte works at a think tank called the Better Life Lab. She talks to Helen Lewis about spending too long at work, and how we confuse being busy with being important.

The New Statesman's Helen Lewis meets Brigid Schulte from the Better Life Lab, and author of "Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time". Brigid argues that we confuse being busy with being important, and that a lot of our so-called work time is time wasted. So what's the alternative?

Producer: Chris Ledgard

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