Food for Thought - Working on working less.
"I work way too many hours."
I work in adland, or to be more precise I work in a land of way too many hours. The 50-hour week, the 60-hour week...what about the 80-hour week when the pitch is on. If that sounds familiar read on:
When did the number of hours we work in a week become a sign of how good we are at our job? Are we in adland to blame, or are the unreasonable expectations of clients and unmovable deadlines? Or is it just business and we should take it on the chin?
If we're honest about it, do we expect younger colleagues to work overly arduous hours as a rite of passage?
And what about the people who seem to be just more efficient? Are we doing something wrong or are they just work shy and don't have the same stamina?
If these questions ring true to you or your agency, this month's Food For Thought will draw on a panel of smart folk to share their experiences of working too many hours, how agencies can improve work life balance and how individuals can take back control of their working hours.
Join us for a healthy discussion, insights and tips on how we can help each other and ourselves enjoy a more normal working schedule.
Jen Sterling, Managing Director and Partner, Sterling Rice Group
Blair Brookman, HR Manager, TDA
Chris Dalton, President & Coach, Empowered Achievers
Ben Castelli, Agency Director, Room 214
Chris Hess, Creative Director/Founder, Mondo Robot
Bring your lunch, feed your brain.
For topics you are interested in send ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org
Free for Ad Club/Ad2 Denver members.
Hosted by different Denver/Boulder agencies and companies bring your lunch and feed your brain on cutting-edge topics.
Challenge your thinking. Expand your knowledge. Join the conversation.
These Sessions can be hosted at your own agency or we can provide a space for you.
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Bring your lunch fuel your brain! Seats are limited and go fast (real fast!), so reserve your spaces now.