In our time-starved, stressed-out lives, commuting is at the top of the list of chronic stressors. Whether we drive, carpool, take a bus, train, or plane, it is all stressful and probably one of the least favorite things we have to do. Consider these facts.
A colleague shared that he once worked for someone who constantly typed email and texts on her smartphone, not only during weekly group meetings but also during his last annual review. There could be no clearer message that 1) the boss was not paying attention to the task at hand and 2) she had little regard for subordinates. There are also other unintended consequences of such behavior.