Why The Traditional Office Is Dead


It’s Friday evening here in New Zealand, and another work week has just reached the end of the line.

My commuting costs were nil, my conversations with coworkers and managers were limited to the comfortable arms-length of phone calls and email, and no one disrupted my work by demanding that I attend to their needs right now, like some sort of needy toddler.

To this slightly-reclusive introvert, it was bliss.



How to Eliminate Anxiety


“You may now turn over your exam paper and begin 10 minutes of reading time.”

The bored voice of the polytechnic invigilator echoed around the exam hall.

I had never done an exam in my life, and there I was at 18, about to sit an exam for a degree. (more…)