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I told someone recently that I'd be much happier at work if people would just quit bossing me. I suspect that a lot of people feel like that. Just shut up and let me do my job, and don't put a lot of stupid roadblocks in my way. I've been doing this for 25+ years, I've sat in the manager's seat, I've done a lot of stuff. Just shut up and let me work, and if I'm done early, let me go home and don't enforce stupid "You have to be here until 5, because those are your hours" rules. If I need to stay until 6, I'll stay until 6. If I'm done at 4, let me go home at 4.

You said it. I've been extremely lucky, I've been working from home for a remote client since 2006. It takes a degree of trust on both sides that I found rare before I started with these folks. I'd hate to think how I'd handle it if I had to go back to the standard BS corporate structure, and HR wondering "where I see myself in 5 years".
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