Tag archive for Work-Life Balance

How You Can Really Measure Work-Life Balance In Your Company

In his book Start with Why, Simon Sinek tells a story about a construction company owner who values work-life balance. This owner was trying to figure out how to infuse this value into his company. The way he decided to do that was to require …

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A bit of advice a friend gave me.
Don’t say “I don’t have time for ___________.”
Say, “____________ is not a priority for me right now.”
To that I would like to add, that it is okay to not have everything be a priority. You cannot do it …

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10 Tips for a Quarterly Offsite!

It is that time again! I am so excited about my Quarterly Offsite coming up in a couple weeks. I have already started preparing for it.
In addition to these tips mentioned previously, here are some others:
1) Evernote – Use Evernote to keep all your ideas …

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Rest, Work and Relationships


These 3 areas of life are important to your productivity. They will propel you forward or hold you back if you let any one of them take priority over the others.
If you rest too much, you may have time for relationships, but you will not …

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You Have Margin

“No I do NOT!”
At least that is what I thought when the preacher brought this subject up recently. I don’t remember the topic of the sermon. (Stop judging me.)
I just remember him saying, “We all have margin.”
He clarified. Even though I don’t feel like I …

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Stop Overfilling Your Cup

What is your hot beverage of choice? Tea? Coffee? I know there are some hot chocolate drinkers out there.
So, when you are pouring your wake-me-up drink each morning, do you fill it up all the way? I don’t know about you, but I do. With …

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I Don’t Believe in Tradeoffs. I’m Wrong.

Right now I’m reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. Join in with me if you aren’t already.
I read through the section on trade-offs. The idea is that with each decision one makes, you are making a choice. If you say “yes” …

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One Way My Wife Says I Have Improved My Work-Life Balance

Directional sign with Work Life

It is difficult for me to have work-life balance.  I find it hard to manage the 24 hours I am given during the day between my home life and work life.  When I am at work, I feel guilty for not being at home.  When …

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