Defensively Scheduling Your Way to Work-Life Balance

Using productivity tools to get away with doing less.

Photo by Hugo Rocha on Unsplash

I’m an academic, and let me tell you, the academy doesn’t “get” work-life balance at all. If you want to be taken seriously as a professional intellectual, you aren’t supposed to complain about your workload, or express a desire to cut back on any responsibilities. After all, you are…