A new CareerBuilder study confirms what most of us already know: working dads spend far more time at work than they do with their children.
Work-life alignment is broken for men and women, and it’s time to get fired up about it. [Read more...]
Although you might not do creative work as Redding did, chances are good that you’ll recognize passages like this:
It turns out I didn’t actually like my old life nearly as much as I thought I did. I know this now because I occasionally catch up with my old colleagues and work-mates. They fall over each other to enthusiastically show me the latest project they’re working on. Ask my opinion. Proudly show off their technical prowess (which is not inconsiderable.) I find myself glazing over but politely listen as they brag about who’s had the least sleep and the most takaway food. “I haven’t seen my wife since January, I can’t feel my legs any more and I think I have scurvy but another three weeks and we’ll be done. It’s got to be done by then The client’s going on holiday. What do I think?”
When did sleeplessness and time away from loved ones become something to brag about? Why do so many of us wait until we receive a life-threatening diagnosis to get perspective on what actually matters?
More importantly, what are you doing today to protect your work-life alignment, health and longevity?
This week’s guest posts discuss the deadliest jobs in the country, body language mistakes and work-life apps for freelancers.
Each week, I contribute dozens of salary and business articles to a variety of Web properties. Here are some of my favorite posts from this week. [Read more...]
Today’s must-reads center on one of my favorite topics: work-life alignment. I’ve got something for freelancers, office workers and business owners. [Read more...]
In this unstable economic climate, employees are feeling the pressure more than ever to deliver at work. Accordingly, this week’s must-reads will help you work towards a sensible work-life alignment despite the economy. [Read more...]
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