The core problem of any burnout and stress discussion as relates to work is sheer perception of what work is. To people who rise up ladders at jobs, and thus have decision-making ability, work is about long nights, countless emails, deals, pivots, grinding, hustling, and beating rivals — and for what? A nice salary, nice house, whatever? Less time with your family and friends? But a …
Succinct, vivid writing as usual Ted! Perfect examples and research - glad I came across this article. Bookmarking it for future referral!
Awesome work and looking forward to reading more from you.
I recently read "Bullshit Jobs" and my tuppence on the vacuity of the modern day workplace is summed up in this quote from the author: "We have become a civilization based on work and work as an end and means in itself".
I'd really appreciate if you can take the time to read my piece as I think it makes an ideal companion article to your wonderful writing!