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BSS: Essential Time Management by Brett Hilder

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The Case Against Current Wisdom

What the current wisdom fails to take into account is the positive things that flow between a person’s work and family lives. People learn a lot about the world, people and themselves through the events and responsibilities in their careers. The exception to this rule applies to ‘experts’ who never tire of going on about how much ‘experience’ they have got because they have ‘been doing this job for 20 years’. These people do not have 20 years of experience; they have had one year, 20 times over.

For everyone else, there is much to gain. Many of these things are fundamental truths that can be adapted or directly applied for the benefit of the family. For example, an individual may learn about win-win negotiation ...

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