Seeing as it’s Memorial Day today for our American audience and last week was Victoria day for our fellow Canucks, we thought this news article in the Miami Herald was particularly apt. The article deals with enjoying your ‘me time’ while still managing your desire to stay in touch with the office.
“I feel responsibility to my job and to the company to stay up on things and make sure things are running along smoothly. And, quite honestly, I don’t want to come back from vacation to a mess,” said Blackey, senior vice president of marketing and business development for the Charlotte, N.C.-based telecom services company. He has also been known to dial into business meetings while on vacation with his wife and two sons.