One of the most overlooked keys to work-life balance is the work itself. Work that engages the mind, feeds the heart, and fuels the soul is much easier to integrate into a meaningful, fun, and fulfilling life. Unfortunately, research...Show More Summary
When it comes to hard to fill positions in tough segments and industries, why don't we headhunt people with shty commutes more than we do? We all know that a bad commute can ruin someone's work life balance. Or, attempting...
Work and parenting are rarely separate in the life of Austin Film Festival founder Barbara Morgan. Just after the birth of her daughter, Barbara Morgan held a staff meeting in the maternity ward. The hospital wasn't happy about it, and others may have questioned it later, but Morgan didn't care. Read Full Story
More and more Americans want better work-life balance. In the U.S., 57% of full-time employees indicate that their spouse or partner works 35 hours or more a week, too. However, no other group craves a better work-life balance more than millennials. While 78% of full-time working millennials have...
When it comes to work-life balance, is tech a blessing or a curse? After all, it means you can edit work presentations from your phone on the beach. You can order prescriptions while you're having dinner with your family. You can pay...Show More Summary
Being a writer can make you crazy. The writer’s life is at once invigorating and exhausting, it can be isolating and wonderfully social, inspiring as well as demeaning. As writers we bring our deepest, most sensitive selves to the page,...Show More Summary
I have long advocated that the secret to keeping your head and your heart while keeping your job is to integrate your work with a meaningful, fun, and fulfilling life, instead of trying to balance work against life. As research has repeatedly shown, work friendships can be a key to that integration. Show More Summary
Top science and math professionals working on a new frontier in IT are enjoying a great work/life balance, getting paid well, and getting hunted by recruiting firms. That new frontier? Data. Data Scientists often make six figures, contribute to exciting new technologies, and work at highly rated companies. Show More Summary
On stage, Katy Perry’s style is candy-coated and over-the-top (And I mean that in a good way; these are costumes, after all!), but in real life, she finds the perfect balance of sophistication and fun. She often dons the work of relatively-unknown...Show More Summary
Michelle Capozzoli of Toluca Lake, California is living her dream. The happiness she found by balancing work and family life is so immense that she and her partner, Christin, are engaged to be married in the Spring. Michelle, 43, who...Show More Summary
Call it an occupational hazard, but I often find myself having conversations -- with clients, with friends, with family, and with strangers on airplanes -- about work-life balance. Most folks I talk to seem to believe it's impossible. Show More Summary
Accenture may have saved my life. Not figuratively, but literally, thanks to an email prompt for a health screening. I work for Accenture Technology in business & systems integration consulting. I was also training for a half-marathon, a busy mother of two teenagers and believed I was the picture of good health. Show More Summary
Working folks who aspire to integrate that work with a meaningful, fun, and fulfilling life are often lone rangers -- desperately and individually striving to achieve all they want to achieve at work, at home, in their communities, and within themselves. Show More Summary
Republican candidate Paul Ryan was recently confirmed as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives. However, his acceptance of the post was on the condition that he would travel less than previous speakers in order to preserve valuable time with his family. Of course this type of demand [...]
Kelly Ripa, a mom of three, opens up to TODAY.com about finding work/life balance.
Read this wise post by Wally Bock on work/life balance and what's next. An excerpt: Most of the times in my life when I’ve been the happiest and the most productive, my life hasn’t been very balanced at all. But I was able to make choices...Show More Summary
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Is it just me or does modern life make it harder to manage work and family life? By the time I've finished my meetings, answered my emails, studied my to-do boards, checked my LinkedIn, laughed about the new meme on Instagram, written...Show More Summary
Much has been written, and thankfully so, about how workers can better manage the intersection of work and life. From calls for paid parental leave and workplace flexibility, to columns on compulsive scheduling, there is no shortage of calls to action, advice, and how-to's related to work-life balance. Show More Summary
It might take you a few weeks to work up to all the moves in this new workout from Tony Horton, the creator of P90X and author of "The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life." It's not because the moves are so tough but because they will tax your balance and flexibility — and that's exactly...