When It Comes to Vacations, We’re All U.N. Secretaries-General Now

When It Comes to Vacations, We’re All U.N. Secretaries-General Now
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a joint press conference with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, in Vienna, Austria, May 11, 2022 (AP photo by Theresa Wey).

In our current age of nonstop emails and texts, many of us find it hard to take any real time off work. So perhaps we can learn some lessons from senior U.N. officials who have the weight of the world on their shoulders at all hours. Is there any way for them to get a rest? To find out, I asked some for their tips.

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