the same method: typing the message into the in-box.
One of the reasons for this is that when we’re on the go, we’re often distracted by other things (like text on the phone) so we don’t hear the message. The message, however, is likely the most important thing to us because it’s the first thing that we see every day.
If your boss is like mine, your boss can be a lot like a mother hen who will send you a text message on a regular basis telling you your every little move. It might be a casual message like “I’m ready for lunch”, or it might be a more serious one about the latest news about the company’s upcoming project, or it might be a very serious one about an important new policy you need to hear.
It’s also an opportunity for you to be a little bit more responsive to those messages. When your boss sends you an invite for a lunch meeting, you can be like, “Sure, I’m ready whenever you are.” While you’re eating your lunch, you might also like to be like, “Yes sir, I will be here immediately.” Or maybe you might even be like, “No sir, I will check my email on my lunch break.
So you might be like, Yeah, I know when I get in trouble, I should be back in my room, because I want to see you. Or you might be like, Yeah, I know when I get in trouble, I should be back in my room, and I’ll be like, Im not going to let you go.
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t like to be reminded of your own need for structure (or at the very least, that you need a break from it) when you need one. This is fine. You can come up with all sorts of excuses about why you need to get your work done, but the fact remains that you do. It’s important to remind yourself of this. This is why writing emails is so important.
The problem is that most people don’t actually read emails. They read them to their boss, then they read them to their coworkers, and then they read them to their friends. This is why most people don’t like to be reminded of anything. This is why most people don’t like to be reminded of anything. They have a habit of ignoring anything that reminds them of their own need for structure or at the very least, that they need a break from it when they need one.
The problem is that we are trained to ignore everything that happens to us. We are constantly told to “just finish what you were working on” or “take your breaks” or “write more letters” or “take your lunch break”. I am no exception to this. I am so trained to avoid anything that reminds me of my own need for structure or at the very least, that I need a break from it when I need one.
I get that many people are frustrated at their jobs, but why would anyone want to work in a place where they continually feel like they need to be on task? I am so trained to avoid anything that reminds me of it. I am so trained to avoid everything that reminds me of it.
Work is a place that is constantly on-the-go, so when I am not on-the-go, I tend to be hyper-focused on what I am doing. That’s why I avoid meetings, email, and social media. But even if I had to be on-the-go, I would rather be in the office than being on-the-go.