How to Deal With Distractions When You Have to Work Online

I found these tips from Lifehacker pretty helpful, since all of my jobs except for being an Episcopal priest require constant online presence. (And that one requires more online presence than you might think.) Lifehacker sez: Many jobs in the contemporary workplace actually require that you’re online all the time, constantly connected to your coworkers—and [Read More…]

Why do we feel like we never finish working?

This gem from Alain de Botton’s The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work came our way today courtesy of the folks at culture is not optional: Our exertions generally find no enduring physical correlatives. We are diluted in gigantic intangible collective projects, which leave us wondering what we did last year and, more profoundly, where we have gone and [Read More…]