So I follow a fairly rote and formulaic approach to these posts… I post before each weekday and try to use some event from work to dig into scripture and share what I learn. Oh, and I try and find a cool picture to kick off the post. But allow me a singluar digression.
This week was exhausting. Meeting after meeting after meeting, many resulting in work that has yet to be completed. I spent time on facebook this evening IM’ing someone about a meeting next Tuesday (which, thank goodness, is actually scheduled not for next Tuesday but for August 27th, which I think is good, right?) I had a coworker come and find me to ask my help with something (actually to let me know that I’ve got a new task) that needs to be complete by mid-June. After checking my schedule, I tallied it up… I have four hours free (cumulatively) between this afternoon and June 16.
Is this the new reality of the workplace? Are we each destined to do the work of 1.5 people and our days will be spent in group meetings with individual work done over lunches and at night? I’m guessing (praying) that this trend will ultimately correct itself or that some technology will simplify this.
Filed under: Uncategorized