The Best Way to Reset Expectations and Get Evenings Off

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Today’s always-on work culture can sometimes feel like we’re slacking off if we’re not available 24/7. But to be ridiculously efficient, we’ve got to find ways to rebel against this paradigm, reset expectations and aggressively protect downtime so that we can free up our evenings.

What follows is the best method I’ve found to reset expectations with clients and coworkers. [Read more…]

Working Odd Hours Leads to Cognitive Decline Over Time

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Many jobs come with odd hours that can ultimately┬ástart to affect your health. From the early morning hours seen by flight attendants or a bartender’s late night, this shift work can actually lead to a decline in different areas of your well-being. A new study suggests that working shifts over a 10-year period can actually lead to a decline in cognitive abilities.

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