I recently had two illuminating conversations about quiet quitting, the workplace term dedicated to rejecting hustle culture that’s taking the work world by storm.
Conversation number one was with a Gen X’er, like me. Paraphrasing, she said, “What’s with these people? When I was growing up, I knew I had to put on my big girl pants and pay my dues to get ahead.”
I nodded, understanding as a woman of the same generation, and who has logged many sleepless nights and working weekends to advance my career.
Conversation number two was with my young adult sons. I asked them