It’s Called Work for a Reason
The song Everybody’s Working for the Weekend reflects a widespread cultural worldview – work is a drudgery and time off is the best thing ever! There are two problems with this outlook. First, work is supposed to be a blessing, not a curse. And second, we’re going to spend roughly 84,000 hours (or more) at work, so we’d be well off making peace with work as a reality. In this Conversation, we’ll look at why work is, well, so much work … and what we can do about it.