How your Labor Day vacation can boost your performance at work

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Jesse Lipson argues that vacation time is a critical component of achieving peak performance on the job in his latest post on

“I recently read a profile of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos that suggested he thinks work-life balance is for people who don’t like their work,” Lipson writes. “It’s a maxim that American business culture validates.

“But the truth is, no matter how much our workaholic culture tries to shame us into working longer hours and more days, working more does not equal working better.”

Time to head to the beach! Your boss will thank you for it next week.

Read Lipson’s full vacation manifesto and follow his blog posts at

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Melinda Vaughn is the senior manager of content at Citrix, where she leads the content team in writing for a wide variety of marketing initiatives and helps develop and build the all of the Citrix brands, including ShareFile. She worked in higher education communications for 15 years before joining Citrix.