Back in the old days - about 20 years ago - people were discouraged from taking care of personal issues at work. At the same time, they were expected to just do their jobs, without making decisions or brainstorming better ways to do things.
Both of those mindsets are long gone, and for one overriding reason - the Internet. By connecting us instantaneously with people, jobs, and above all information, the Internet has erased the old boundaries between work and home. This erasure, in turn, has th