Have you ever noticed that if you have six hours to do something, you get it done in six, but if you have three hours to do that same thing, you get it done in three? Or that the less you have on your plate, the longer it takes you? If so, then like me, you may be a procrastinator. But never fear: being a procrastinator is not only common, it’s also not necessarily a bad thing.
In this capitalist world, money is a necessity. But it’s an extrinsic motivator, not an intrinsic one.
There is no place for a “best attendance” or “never tardy” award at work.
In the context of gender and work, people often talk a lot about choice. It’s empowering to view the decisions we make solely as a matter of individual will. But choices aren’t made in a vacuum, and most of us weigh a variety of factors when faced with decisions about how to support ourselves and spend the bulk of our time.