Running on Empty

More grist for our mill arrives in the form of this opinion piece in the New York Times:

The way we’re working isn’t working. Even if you’re lucky enough to have a job, you’re probably not very excited to get to the office in the morning, you don’t feel much appreciated while you’re there, you find it difficult to get your most important work accomplished, amid all the distractions, and you don’t believe that what you’re doing makes much of a difference anyway. By the time you get home, you’re pretty much running on empty, and yet still answering emails until you fall asleep.

It comes complete with some handy statistics (Source: The Energy Project):

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

2 Responses to “Running on Empty”

  1. Tim Stobbs says:

    Thanks, it explains the situation I see in my workplace well…I forward the article to my boss to read. Perhaps they will approve my request to work 90% time. 🙂

  2. Blimey, nice one.

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