Hold yourself accountable for work-life balance

Hold Yourself Accountable for Work-Life Balance

The quest for work-life balance too often turns into a finger-pointing exercise. “I’d have better work-life balance if it weren’t for my unreasonable boss.” “Life would feel a whole lot more balanced if my kids weren’t committed to dozens of activities.” “My clients won’t let me have even two hours …

Better work-life balance requires a scoreboard

Work-Life Balance Discipline #3: Create a Compelling Scoreboard

Wouldn’t it be great if work-life balance just happened? You could just wake up one day and suddenly feel like you loved your work, loved your family, and loved your life — your time and energy perfectly and magically distributed among all the important domains of your life, giving you …

For better work-life balance, focus on lead measures

The Second Discipline of Work-Life Balance

If you’re trying to integrate your work with a meaningful, fun, and fulfilling life, you know that managing your time is one of the keys to success. But if you’re like most of us, you’re not actually managing your time well. This series of articles gives you a system to …

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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 …

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