The 200kfreelancer’s latest post on AARP’s work reimagined is about the relics of corporate life people were happiest to leave behind.
Among them: commutes, burnout, pointless meetings, office politics … and neckties.
“I have never understood the convention of wearing a necktie. To me, it is a noose — a tight rope around the neck which blocks blood flow to the brain and stifles creativity. As I discarded my old persona, it was the very first item to go,” said Roy Cohen, a former human resources executive who is now a career coach and author of The Wall Street Professional’s Survival Guide.