I have a dream job…unfortunately it is still in my mind, but the job that I have now has that potential. Reading books like Rework fuel my desire for a better working environment. I can work my butt off all day and sometimes by 4:00 I am spent. I have given my all for that day, but really don’t feel comfortable leaving before 5:00. Starting a new project would be rather pointless as I am not at my freshest.
“Workaholics make the people who don’t stay late feel inadequate for ‘merely’ working reasonable hours. That leads to guilt and poor morale all around and leads to ass-in-seat mentality.” [see my above comments]