If you’re in a workplace, especially one in which things move fast and people are overwhelmed, please don’t spend any time telling people “I’m too busy,” or using it as an excuse to not do something.
Everyone is busy. It’s kind of like saying, “I can’t right now, I’m breathing.” Yes, we’re all breathing. Stating the obvious doesn’t really advance the conversation.
My anecdata suggests that the people who speak those words are the people to whom they don’t apply…