If it's a typical week, we'll have less than a half hour of free time and we'll push ten important things to the back burner because we have trouble squeezing them all in. That's what happens to most people across the country, but does East Texas fall in line with that?
Living in Tyler or Longview means you've got pretty good odds of having an understanding boss who lets you leave work early to catch your son's baseball game or take your daughter to swim lessons. There are other ways too that Texas proves it offers a good work-life balance.
In addition to checking email every six minutes and switching back and forth among thirty applications, we do this 134 times every day at work without even thinking about it. This right-click maneuver is so routine, we really could do it in our sleep.
If you feel like you're constantly on the go with very little downtime, you must be a Texan. When it's broken down state-by-state, Texas is in the top ten for hours worked. And we're not very good at vacationing.
First of all, thank you for listening at work. You know I love you and consider you to be a fantastic co-worker and it's with your well-being in mind that I say what I'm about to say. If your job requires you to sit a lot, it could kill you. This is a lil scary!
First of all, congrats to all of you at UT-Tyler who are about to graduate. We know how much work went into getting that degree, and we'll be high fiving you today and tomorrow (May 4th and 5th) as you get your diplomas. If you're getting a degree in one of these areas, you can make big b…