"More broadly, the philosophy of “slow work” challenges the unsustainable practice of doing everything as fast as possible and offers an alternative workplace framework for energizing people and helping people better align their personal and professional priorities. It urges us to punctuate our routines in ways that might initially appear to compromise productivity but actually enhance long-term creativity.

What follows are a handful of practical ways that one can begin to “work slow” in order to more strongly grip short-term demands and feel some creative energy to inspire us for the long-term.