One thing I love best about being self-employed is that the “bosses with big bad ideas” syndrome is fast becoming a distant memory.  Clients of course have ideas, but they’re all good.  Always.

Thanks to Peggy Denker at Families for sharing this bit of important wisdom from WaPo’s Joel Achenbach:

People have come back from vacation with big plans that are designed to ruin your life. At the beach they’ve vowed to accomplish more, live larger, expand their circle of influence, network more, delegate more, take on new challenges, etc. — which is to say, they’re going to be gunning for you. You are going to be part of their plans. Here’s a crucial bit of advice: Hide.