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Inside Transformational Leadership

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March 16th 2015:Overwhelmed: Work, Play and Love When No One Has the Time

Can working parents in America—or anywhere—ever find true leisure time? What are the consequences for our lives of being overwhelmed? In her provocative book, Overwhelmed, Brigid Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asked important questions: Are our brains, our partners, our culture, and our bosses making it impossible for us to experience anything but "contaminated time?" Is there anything we can do about it? Schulte's research yielded a fascinating picture of modern life, a map of the stresses that have ripped our leisure to shreds, and a look at how to put the pieces ba

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Brigid Schulte

Brigid Schulte is the author of the New York Times bestselling book on time pressure,Overwhelmed: Work, Love & Play when No One has the Time. She has spoken all over the world about the causes and consequences of our unsustainable, always-on culture, and how to make time for The Good Life by rethinking how we work and by recapturing the value of leisure. She was an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post. She now serves as the founding director of The Good Life Initiative at the nonpartisan think tank, New America, and director of The Better Life Lab. Sign up for her occasional newsletter, Toward Time Serenity, on the art and science of The Good Life: brigidschulte.com. J
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