The week of September 21st, I took a friend of mine and his son on a fishing trip with me on lake Lanier. Fishing is my favorite hobby – I’m always looking for a reason to pick up my rod and tackle and get out on the water. For this trip, I went to my favorite striper guide, a man named Doug Youngblood, who’s taken me on countless adventures.
Recently I was watching top rated Ted Talks, and I came across Shawn Achor’s “The Happy Secret to Better Work.” In his speech, he talked about the reversal of our happiness formula. The formula most individuals try to follow is:
In today’s work environment, we hear so often that one of the benefits that employees desire is the ability to work remotely. Having worked many years for a Fortune 500 company that went from having everyone work from an assigned office to having most non-manufacturing employees work from home, me being one, and now working a smaller company, where most of our employees work from the office, I can see the pros and cons of both scenarios. Having the flexibility to go down to the basement for work saved money on gas and food.