Mobility and mail access from everywhere gives a good excuse to managers following the recent trend of emailing at 2 am or even later.
Is that really a need? Is that becoming just a “status”? What’s the message you are willing to pass? Who are you writing to?
You want to shout (proudly/complaining) “Look, I work hard, and 24/7 !”
- to your client
- to your Boss
- to your team guys (so I deserve to be your boss / so I expect the same from you)
Have you ever considered your client could think “Mmmh, are they going to develop my delicate and important software/consider decisions over my key projects just before falling asleep exhausted”?