I read this article in the New York Times with interest, since it mentions ‘accountants in the middle of their firm’s busy tax season’ and it also explained the success of the Costco wholesale store, which we I visited just this Saturday in Seattle.
From the New York Times article : The way we’re working isn’t working. Even if you’re lucky enough to have a job, you’re probably not very excited to get to the office in the morning, you don’t feel much appreciated while you’re there, you find it difficult to get your most important work accomplished, amid all the distractions, and you don’t believe that what you’re doing makes much of a difference anyway. By the time you get home, you’re pretty much running on empty, and yet still answering emails until you fall asleep. Here’s the rest of the article in the New York Times ‘Why You Hate Work’