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Career-Loving Parents: What’s Your Work-Life Style?

The path from being a guilt-ridden “working parent” to being a fulfilled career-loving parent isn’t an easy one. It requires getting really clear about your values, about your goals, about what’s truly important to you. And that’s just the beginning. But, as we’ve discussed before (see What’s your work-life style?), a …

frustrated working parent or career-loving parent?

Working Parent or Career-Loving Parent?

Estimated reading time: The dynamics of work and family have shifted dramatically in my lifetime. Today, more parents than ever juggle jobs and family responsibilities. For most, this is an economic necessity, a by-product of a rising cost of living and stagnant wages*. And for many — especially those who …

Work-life balance secret: Bring your whole self to work by finding what motivates you

Work-Life Balance Secret: Bring Your Whole Self to Work by Finding What Motivates You

Estimated reading time: Once upon a time, many years ago, I worked with an unhappy woman. We’ll call her Sheila — because that’s her name. Sheila worked as a customer service representative, fielding questions about bills and payments from accounts payable clerks at big companies. It was a hard job, …

Photo of Nik Wallenda tightrope walking across Niagara Falls by Dave Pape, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0

It’s the End of National Work & Family Month. What Are You Going to Do About It?

Estimated reading time: Twelve years ago, WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress established October as National Work & Family Month. It is recognized by businesses, academic institutions, federal agencies, members of Congress, work-life advocacy groups and individuals throughout the United States who believe that success at work and at home is not …

Balance Spheres Shows Balanced life Or Equilibrium

Guest Post: Work-Life Balance Defined by Six Important Factors (infographic)

The following is a guest post from Dan McCarthy of Fitness Mentors. In an earlier article, we broke down what “work-life” means as well as “balance” in the sense of the full term. What seems to be a more effective way to influence our thoughts of this label is defining …

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