Category: Work Life Quality

Work life quality and my associated thoughts. Growing technology and the worsening economy and a rising stress level. We should make sure to take time for ourselves. How do we stress less about work and free ourselves more to do the things we like? I don’t have all the answers, but I’ve worked long enough to give you some ideas.

Meetings and Why I Hate Them

I like to work. It’s not working that I don’t like and the biggest reason why I sometimes question the quality of my work life is meetings. Yes. Hate them. Most of them, anyway. I participate in a LOT of…

It’s My Own Damn Fault

Oh, lord, I’ve been griping about work a lot lately. Stress, stress, stress. Projects hounding me, too much to do. Me – pulling my hair out and wishing I could be doing something different. And what should come along, but…

Under Pressure

Chatting with my parents the other night, I mentioned how much work was knocking me flat. One project is eating me alive and a plate-full of others are screaming for attention. New ones are popping out of the woodwork. I…

What Did She Mean?

During a conference call this week, my manager said, “Erica, I know you think those meetings are formal enough but I think we’ll need to make them even more formal with our other clients.” I had no idea what she…