Watch yourself at work, in your life, for a while.
Can you tell – of all the activities, rules, procedures, measures, frameworks that seem so important, so necessary – which are there because they bring something of actual value to the world? And which are there essentially so you can feel better?
So much that we cling tightly to, that seems essentially un-negotiable, particularly at work, is really there to save us from the yawning experience of anxiety: the mood which shows us how unpredictable and how complex the whole human situation is.
What would become possible for you and those around you if you started to pay attention to this more often?