I know there has been an arms race over parental leave in Silicon Valley, for example, such that companies are offering better and better parental leave policies. That’s commendable and important. On the other hand, it doesn’t take three or ten months to raise a child, it takes 20 years. I haven’t heard about Silicon […]
One of the greatest tragedies of this old mindset is the assumption that we must sacrifice vital parts of ourselves to excel. We put in more hours and take on more tasks, short-changing family, friends, hobbies, exercise, and sleep. Before long, we wind up burned out, unfulfilled in our personal relationships, and saddled with health […]
The traditional weekend and workweeks ended long ago. This book faces that fact and explores ways of making work more fun, and of finding a balance between work and private passions, so both can be significantly gratifying.
This is a look at how SEMCO runs their business including all the freedom they give their people. In many ways, a crazy amount of freedom.
Professional life. Personal life. Social life. They are often treated as separate entities, but our lives and insights cannot be segregated. Work/life balance is a false dichotomy; compartmentalization is not sustainable. It forces life’s professional, personal, and social elements to vie for attention, bringing with them seemingly competing expectations and goals.