There used to be a clear divide between personal and professional interests. Now, for employees at all levels, the separation isn’t quite so black and white.
Lives inside and outside the workplace have always intersected to some extent. But it’s more than just occasional overlap now – it’s integration.
Here’s an example of what I mean:
I was walking through the office this week and heard hysterical laughter. I looked over and saw a member of my sales team doubled over at their desk. This person’s monitor was plainly visible, and it was clear that they were logged into a Twitter account. I figured this person was taking a quick break, laughing at a joke from a friend – certainly nothing to do with their job at that particular moment. Read more…