Stop snoozing your alarm clock

“Winners find a way. Losers find an excuse.” -Anonymous When I was a teenager, I thought the snooze button on my alarm clock was the greatest invention ever. I could hit the ‘just 9 more minutes’ button if I was too cold, too tired, not feeling well or had any excuse to stay in bed (more…)

50 First Dates With My Assistant

I once had an office assistant working on my team, who would email then call each team member daily, sometimes multiple times, for an update. First, she would send an email. Then, one of my other colleagues would remark, “Did you see that email?” Finally, the assistant would call me 15 minutes later to check (more…)

Work-Life integration is a double edged sword

Work-life integration is a poor substitute for balance. We are blurring the lines between our work and personal lives and the phrase ‘work-life intergration’ seems to be our attempt to justify this wrong. “Why are we able to answer emails on Sundays, but unable to go to the movies on Monday afternoons?” -Ricardo Semler Picking (more…)