Do you have a weekly oasis for refreshment? This week’s question comes from Ihab in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. He asks: Q: Often during the weekend I have long, blank spaces in my calendar where I have nothing to do. However, I don’t want to create events during that day that are back-to-back and fill up … Continue reading “Here’s the problem with being a “weekend work warrior” – Pick Dave’s Brain”
Have anything fun planned? That is typically my go-to question when trying to make small talk with people. It’s a simple question, but an important one. Here in the U.S., summer just kicked off. The kids are out of school, the chiming melody of ice cream trucks sweeps through neighborhoods roughly three times … Continue reading “Happy Oasis Month!”
This week’s question comes from John in Montevideo, Minnesota. He asked: Q: How do I get my team to buy into my vision for growth, and the reward of a trip to Hawaii in two years?
Work-life “balance” or work-life “synergy” or neither one? This week’s question comes from Steve in Appeldoorn, The Netherlands. Q: Do you think the term work-life balance is really effective and accurate? I like to use “work-life synergy” and find it to be more effective. Isn’t working toward balance a less effective approach to take?
This week’s question comes from Amanpreet from Amritsar, India. Q: I want to quit my job and start working as a freelancer. Is it a good idea to leave the job and start working at home?