Your Workplace was pleased to sit down and talk with Dr. Jamie Gruman, expert on work-life balance and recharging our batteries. Although Dr. Gruman is a business school professor at the University of Guelph, we focused on how to overcome workplace stress and exhaustion. He conducted extensive research that he compiled into his recently released book, BOOST: The Science of Recharging Yourself in an Age of Unrelenting Demands. His research has deep implications not only for how we use our leisure time but for how we view our leisure time and what makes it different from work time.
Here’s a random fact for you: most employees experience five to 10 recessions over the course of their careers. File that under useless information, right?