All the discussions about flexi-time or dress-down Fridays or paternity leave only serve to mask the core issue, which is that certain job and career choices are fundamentally incompatible with being meaningfully engaged on a day-to-day basis with a young family.
Author and marketer
Nigel Marsh is the author of "Fat, Forty and Fired" and "Overworked and Underlaid."
Why you should listen
Nigel Marsh is the author of "Fat, Forty and Fired" and "Overworked and Underlaid." He's the Regional Group CEO of Young and Rubicam Brands for Australia & New Zealand. In 2005 he came second last in the Bondi to Bronte ocean race.
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Quotes from Nigel Marsh
There are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they work long, hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.