Yes, You Can Work Yourself to Death

Gen Y gets beat up a lot (fairly or unfairly) for not being willing to work 1,000 hours a week to get ahead, as Boomers and Xers are reputed to. Last night, as I logged on to check my e-mail and edit some stories (after having worked several hours on Saturday) I saw the story about the Japanese engineer who worked himself to death. What did I do after reading that? I didn’t do any work Sunday night, and I baked a cake I have been promising some friends for months.

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