Here’s a quote regarding the impact of the arrival of mobile web,
“Another factor that helped bring about this landscape is the mobile Web and the near unlimited connectivity it offers. Given that a number of us have our businesses online, we are all expected to carry the Web with us any and everywhere we go. Thus eliminating any excuse for us to ever be out of reach. So many mobile devices bringing the Web into a more portable hand-held format was a game changer for many reasons, but this one was perhaps unforeseen by many in the online community.
Suddenly this Web trend exploded and connectivity not only became more accessible and common. It became an expectation. Especially for those working in the digital online realms, as we are seen to always be sort of ahead of the game when it comes to the digital media that shapes the Internet.”
This article is from the perspective of someone who is involved in an online business, but so many business are online and so many of us are always connected.
The article continues to encourage weekends off to spend them with family and to recharge. With the way that the economy is slowly inching forward, it takes much more time and energy at work than it used to. The potential for burnout is huge.
There are larger issues about work that need to be addressed and it’s true that a change is needed. A big change. Taking weekends off is a great start and is something that we can all relate to.
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