Monday, December 05, 2016
Scheduling Life as Well as Work
Many years ago found me on a freeway in southern California a few days before Christmas. My children were young and my wife was still decorating the house when I left.
I was on one of those consulting projects that seemed fine months earlier when it went on my calendar. My opinion changed as I dodged traffic and listened to carols on the radio.
Flash again to another Christmas week. That time I was training a bunch of managers in Lexington, Kentucky. The hotel had a New Orleans motif. I escaped all of the wrought iron to find a shop where I bought a small sculpture of an elf feeding a rabbit.
We still have it.
Although I got home in time for Christmas in both cases and all was well on the home front, those memories remain intensely painful to me..
Schedule with life in mind.
Posted by Michael Wade at 4:00 AM