Work-life balance

Making room for messiness

Making room for messiness

For the past two weeks we’ve been in the middle of our semi-annual domestic meltdown. Meltdown features include: emergency school visits necessitating precipitous departures from work implementation of new household rules precipitating epically draining tantrums...
An online cure for an unsustainable model of leadership

An online cure for an unsustainable model of leadership

Jack Layton’s death has me thinking back over many years of NDP activism, going back to the very first campaign I ever worked on: Dan Heap’s 1984 election campaign, when one of the most tireless presences in the committee room was that of Dan’s young...
The 10 lies of working late

The 10 lies of working late

It’s not late if you’re not tired. It’s not work if you’re in bed. It’s not late if your friends are still online. It’s not work if it’s blogging. It’s not late if you like working at this hour. It’s not work if...
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