Managing as If Your Life Depended on It

In This Chapter

  • Managers are people, too
  • Balancing your work and your life
  • How to unplug during time off
  • Staying interested and interesting

Remember the last time you were on an airplane? Do you recall that as the flight attendants were explaining the safety procedures, they instructed you to put on your own oxygen mask first, before you help your child? This is because you can’t help your child—or yourself—if you’re starting to lose consciousness because of lack of oxygen. Helping yourself first might seem selfish, but it’s actually life-saving.

Everything I discussed in the previous chapter ...

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