Posts tagged "stress"

Top 3 Mini-vacations for Chicagoans

The new American Way can best be described as “work until you’re dead.” This is sort of a cultural maxim, a response to tough economic times and a harsh job market. Jobs are scarce, good jobs almost non-existent, so the model we follow now is one that demands we do everything within our power and even... Read more »

"It's not my job" and other Famous Last Words

There’s a standard mantra repeatedly uttered at your company amongst your coworkers during meetings and typed in emails. It’s a multi-purpose statement, sort of the corporate equivalent of “prego” in Italian. People use it as a greeting, a salutation, place filler, and most particularly a defense. Four simple words: it’s not my job. How many times... Read more »