A few years ago, people blogged – sometimes incessantly – about their vacations, typically after the fact. Now, people take their fans and followers along on the journey, a point somewhat driven home by a recent Wall Street Journal piece that focused on how those actively engaged in social media could not – in many cases – take a break.
A knowledge worker’s effectiveness depends on completing assignments. Sometimes, work just gets in the way of getting things done.
I’ve been thinking a lot about work. Specifically, what I’ve been contemplating is an increasing inability to spend substantive time writing during the day.