I recently overheard a conversation between two people talking about a colleague of their’s. He had been home sick very often. Burnout. One of those two people then said: “Burnout is such a fashion disease. You just need to say the B-word and the doctor will attest to your disability. It’s just an excuse for […]

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I had a novel experience today. It’s work related. No, I wasn’t late. That wouldn’t have been a first time ever, anyway. No, it doesn’t happen often. It’s only happened twice so far. My parents were very good at teaching me the importance of being on time; my mother by being late, my father by […]

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