Does deadline-driven work attract driven people? Maybe. Present company excepted, of course.
When I look back on life in Proposal Land, I wonder why I ever worked like that. On the rare occasions that I venture back, I find myself doing it again.
This concludes the virtual book-launch for my memoirs. Thanks for coming along for the ride.Buddy & Me: Hello? Isabel?
Yikes! The body has a way of taking over the brain when enough is too much. I hope the message got through to your team, too!
Laurna – Not on that proposal, regrettably. I was on/off sick for 6 months afterwards, though, and attributed it to the over-the-top effort. So we instituted the new rules on the next proposal, and it really did help. People started monitoring each other, instead of (unconsciously?) trying to outdo each other in hours worked.