Now this wasn’t a big thing, but it certainly added to everything else. There was one time that I remember distinctly, when my child was in a soccer game and I wanted to attend. My manager made it clear that he did not approve of my leaving work early to see her game.
How are things at home? How are your folks? When was the last time you had a special lunch with a family member who needs more time with you? Is anyone at home complaining about not seeing enough of you?
What good is a high-powered career if it makes you miserable? What good is owning a beautiful house if you’re never home? What good is being passionate about a hobby if you never have the free time to pursue it?16
People quit when rigid workplace ...