In the course of a discussion on work/life balance, I asked the group what their hobbies were. A young manager looked at me as if I had come down from outer space. “Hobbies?” he asked incredulously “ Hobbies? I left that at school.” His words seemed to say that I was living in some other world.
“This is good in theory” the young manager told me rather severely. “But where is the time for hobbies? We are so busy doing our work that we don’t have time for anything- repeat, anything –else”. Continue reading