“In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” Laurence J. Peter wrote those words as satire in 1968. But as with most effective satire, it points to an underlying truth. The Peter Principle describes what can happen when an employee does well in one job and is subsequently promoted. She […]
About Andrea Ruth
Andrea Ruth is a writer and editor currently based in the Pacific Northwest. When not writing, she likes spending time with her daughter and fiancé in the Great Indoors and enjoying modernity.
How I Got My Life Back
In 2016, I left the office work-setting to embark on a completely different career in a new field. I was no longer an employee with supervisors assessing my performance and productivity, but rather working from home as my own boss. It was great, but I didn’t foresee how much I relied on the rhythm of […]