Its sort of ironic that my "paperless office" is filled with dozens of sticky notes that are filled with hand written tasks that need immediate attention; reminders I can't afford to forget; and countless activities that have imminent deliverables. I work hard so I often have to remind myself that this is just a job. Unlike a neurosurgeon or a manager of a nuclear power plant - if I have a bad day nobody dies and life continues.
I've found it is easy to get sucked into this job, working late into the evenings and through most of my weekends. However, I only have myself to blame when that becomes a lifestyle vs. a once in awhile occurance meant to get me through a tight deadline. Do you know how to disengage? When you look at this picture do you see a stock image photograph or is it your face you see?