Decoding the world of work is becoming more tricky by the day. Our colleagues at work get mixed up with our Facebook friends and become frolleagues. Our employer tells us that “we are like family here”. Perhaps in the back of your mind, there is a worrying thought that this is all about trying to make sure work is the most important thing that we do in our lives.
I like the way Reed Hastings of Netflix puts it.
Have this slide in the back of your mind when you hear the paternalistic siren call to family values. It isn’t at all what it seems or what it should be.