Work to liveread — April 2014
Living to work is a dangerous trap that we all easily fall into as work pressure mounts, as we climb the ladder, and as we take empowerment from owning whatever it is that we do. Easier still is not realising we've fallen into this mode of autopilot until it's too late.
Over the past three months I've spent an average of 65 hours a week at work, with countless hours on the phone to other management team members in addition to that—all outside of 'hours'. I feel clouded.
At first this would appear to be a problem with the system; employers are taking advantage of unsuspecting employees and asking them to work well above their weekly expectation. Surely unions, human rights groups and more would be picketing to bring an end to such slavery!Cont. reading