Bob Sutton offers us fifteen tips on workplace management. Most resonate with me. Especially these two:
3. In organizational life, you can have influence over others or you can have freedom from others, but you can’t have both at the same time. …
13. Err on the side of optimism and positive energy in all things.
But I don’t agree that “work is an overrated activity”. Or at least, not for everyone. I love what I do, and can’t believe that I get paid to do it.