The Culture of Overwork *rant*

We applaud long hours, stupid, crazy schedules, “pulling all-nighters,” and exhaustion as a sign of character. We value achievement above all else, and use words like “lazy,” “entitled,” or “deadbeat,” to describe those people who aren’t striving for the brass ring… the gold watch… or the C-suite with all their might. Just think of anyContinue reading “The Culture of Overwork *rant*”

Getting it Right

I am a fan of Daniel Goleman. I read his “Emotional Intelligence” when it first came out, wading through “reptilian brains” and “evolutionary development” to get to the good stuff. It was worth it. A whole entire industry was spawned. Not because emotional intelligence didn’t exist before Daniel Goleman but because he made understanding ourContinue reading “Getting it Right”