You turn on your heel and go back to do it right.
Is that so very wrong? The reason most people are martyrs is that they want the approval of others; if they realise martyrdom — just doing all the work — is exasperating to be around, they might stop behaving that way.
What happens often is that those hooked on adrenaline hop from one rush to another — from one task to another, from work to gym. Not much fun, especially when you crash — which inevitably you will.
What do you do then? And what about when you retire?
Sure, you may well carry on working in a part-time capacity, which I think is a good thing, but you will need other interests in life when work becomes less important. Is she talking about hobbies? But we all need interests we can fall back on.
Throwing darts at a picture of your boss is a satisfying way of cultivating all three de-stressors at once. One way to avoid being incessantly available is to make it clear to your colleagues that you will reply to emails within 24 or 48 hours.
Quite so, but texting is based on different parameters — to send a text is to expect a quick, even immediate reply. But fear not, remember point two - just say no. You have to rely on your own intuition.
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We are witnessing a generational shift in our attitudes to work. Millennials those born after are more likely than their elders to blur the lines between work and home. For some, that might involve virtual meetings by Skype, for example rather than real ones, the opportunity to work from home when they want to and, ideally, a no-recrimination clause in their contract that would be activated when they tell their boss to shove it when she asks them to work next Sunday.
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