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As this column evolves, I think this is what I’ll be talking about a lot. How to think of what we do not as the tech business but the people business.

” It was fun for a while, until I realized that now I could work anywhere, any time.

Work has seeped into our leisure hours, making the two tough to distinguish.

So I guess this column is my attempt to give you permission to do nothing every once in a while. But to take the time you need to get better at what you do, and enjoy it a lot more.

Home offices became a big thing, and it’s now almost impossible to distinguish between home offices of famous designers and the workspaces (I don’t think we even call them “offices” any more) of most startups. There’s plenty of research that shows when employers place strict limits on messaging, employees are happier and enjoy their work more. Clive Thompson’s article about this for Mother Jones is a great overview of what we know about the handful of experiments that have been done to research the effects of messaging limits. It’s not just that constantly thinking about work makes us more stressed, it’s also that our fear of doing nothing—of not being productive every second of the day—is hurting us as well (we’ll talk about side projects another time).