Dude I echo your thoughts. I tested while sick with chronic fatigue and scores a 7 of 100 for conscientiousness. Since then, I’ve healed and started writing professionally.

Surely my score was scewed negative by my illness, right? Guess again.

I scored a 2 in conscientiousness out of 100 right now while running a business and healthy. What gives?

I think it’s possibly a fad personality trait and also that it can be mitigated by your other traits.

I’m high in openness, intelligence, and very low in neuroticism.

I also read and have read books about having a routine and all that too. I never stick to my routine, but I’m constantly making one.

I think low conscientiousness and high intellect makes you great at “go with the flow”

If you do things like meditate, plan your day in the morning by writing a task list, change your work space often, etc, you can leverage this.

Sure, maybe you slack or get distracted 5 days a week, but on 2 days a week you do a week’s worth of work each.

I usually write 90% of my professional articles in 1 or 2 days, despite sitting down to write for an hour almost every day.

Low conscientiousness people have the potential, I think, to become the most efficient people.

We can become masters of non-action and work-smarter-not-harder.

I’ve considered switching to a flip phone and deleting my Facebook.

I got rid of my Xbox and noticed that I am more efficient and that I don’t miss it.

We will get lost in what we have access to but won’t usually miss trivialities we have cut ourselves off from.

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