If you think about it, running your life is sort of like running a business. There are budgets, tasks, deadlines, entertainment, accounting practices, vacation time and healthcare. Ah, to be like Google where we had no business plan and just roll with it each day with each new trend - that would be the life! It's just not reality.
Reading this article on FastCompany made me think abou this topic:
Google's Business Strategy: Have No Business Strategy
[This is the second in a three-part series of excerpts from Tim Harford's new book. The first excerpt was "Why Do We Hold Fast To Losing Strategies?"]
You can also read the rest of this post to get some helpful tips from someone who knows what it's like to care for an aging parent.